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Charles K. Field

Charles Kellogg Field (1873 – 1948) was an American journalist and poet.

He served as editor of Sunset from about 1914 to 1920, after buying the magazine from the Southern Pacific Railroad along with his colleagues. He was a member of the pioneer class of Stanford University in 1895.

In 1914, Field was indicted under the Defense Secrets Act of 1911 for publishing photographs of the Panama Canal, then under construction, and its fortifications, along with an article by Lieutenant Riley Scott suggesting that the canal was vulnerable to an attack by air.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1873, Died January 1st, 1948

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: other

Notes: Charles K. Field was a poet, author, and broadcaster whose radio name was "Cheerio."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-38433 12-in. 4/5/1927 Cheerio : Bluebirds of happiness Charles K. Field Background sound (bird songs) for radio program other  
Victor CVE-38485 12-in. 4/22/1927 Cheerio : Saturday's children Charles K. Field Background sound for radio program other  
Victor CVE-41589 12-in. 1/30/1928 Cheerio : Storm and frogs Charles K. Field Sound effects for radio program other  
Victor BVE-42454 10-in. 2/17/1928 Cheerio : Blue canaries Charles K. Field Background sound (bird songs) for radio program other  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Field, Charles K.," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105445.

Field, Charles K.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105445.

"Field, Charles K.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105445

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