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Catalog Number 2003-38-32
Accession number 2003-38
Parent ObjectID 2003-38-1
Object Name Audiocassette
Collection Perham Collection - Thorn L. Mayes Sound Recordings
Title "The Titanic Story by Joe Danko"
Date 1965/ /
Dates of Creation 1965
Year Range from 1965
Year Range to 1965
Description Sound recording on audiocassette of a statement by Joe Danko, introduced by Gary Halverson of the California Historical Radio Society (Vol. 10, #3). Joe Danko was the radio operator at the Brooklyn Navy Yard station, NAH, on the night of the Titanic disaster and he handled traffic from the disaster. Danko took the survivor list from the Carpathia the following morning to deliver to the press.

A transcript was completed for this tape and can be accessed at https://docs.google.com/a/historysanjose.org/document/d/1472wF6zNp6yLFjyB5LF73jTR4xaEp0A5LbmoAhbZwGw/pub.
Creator Mayes, Thorn L.
Other Creators Perham Foundation
Language of Material English
Level of description Item
People Danko, Joseph
Subjects Titanic (Steamship) -- Disasters -- 1910-1920 (LCSH)
Radio operators -- Biography (LCSH)
New York Naval Shipyard
Carpathia (Ship)
Access Conditions Transcripts should be provided to researchers in lieu of physical recordings.
Extent of Description 17 minutes