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Walter S. Gifford

Walter Sherman Gifford (January 10, 1885 – May 7, 1966) was best known as the president of the AT&T Corporation from 1925 to 1948, after which he served as United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1950 to 1953.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10th, 1885 (Salem), Died May 7th, 1966

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Notes: President of AT&T and chair of the [Herbert Hoover] President's Committee on Unemployment Relief.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MVE-70856 16-in. 10/18/1931 Broadcast on unemployment relief Herbert Hoover Radio broadcast : Speeches and vocal and instrumental performances speaker  
Victor MVE-70857 16-in. 10/18/1931 Broadcast on unemployment relief Herbert Hoover ; Will Rogers Radio broadcast : Speeches and vocal and instrumental performances speaker  
Victor MVE-70858 16-in. 10/18/1931 Broadcast on unemployment relief Herbert Hoover ; Will Rogers Radio broadcast : Speeches and vocal and instrumental performances speaker  
Victor MVE-70859 16-in. 10/18/1931 Broadcast on unemployment relief Herbert Hoover ; Will Rogers Radio broadcast : Speeches and vocal and instrumental performances speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gifford, Walter S.," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110213.

Gifford, Walter S.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110213.

"Gifford, Walter S.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110213

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