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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1954 June

Roanoke, Va., Soap Box Derby Champion Boards Plane for All-American Finals

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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
06/23/54
Run Time
1 min., 06 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Linwood Johnson, winner of the Roanoke, Va., soap box derby, arrives at Woodrum Field Airport for his flight to Akron, Ohio, where he will compete in the All-American Soap Box Derby finals. After shaking hands with two pilots and a flight attendant, Johnson says goodbye to his family and to Roanoke Mayor Roy Webber and boards a plane reading "Welcome Linwood Johnson Roanoke Derby Champion."
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