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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 December

Army Reserve Armory Christmas Celebration and Community Candle Construction in Roanoke, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
12/18/58
Run Time
1 min., 00 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Nearly 225 children from Roanoke and Salem, Va., eat turkey dinners and receive gifts from Santa Claus at a Christmas celebration at the Army Reserve Armory in Roanoke County; men melt down nearly 40 bushels of candles to create an 8-10 foot tall community Christmas candle to be lit on December 23.
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