Broadcasting the "Today" Show Live from Greenfield Village, Museum Employees Picnicking near Suwanee Steamboat, July 4, 1955

Summary

The NBC Today show broadcast a remote segment from Greenfield Village on July 4, 1955, to celebrate the American songwriter Stephen Foster. Foster, who composed "Camptown Races," "Beautiful Dreamer," and other popular songs during the 19th century, was born on July 4, 1826. Television crews set up at the Stephen Foster Memorial (now Sounds of America Gallery) and in front of the paddlewheel steamboat Suwanee.

The NBC Today show broadcast a remote segment from Greenfield Village on July 4, 1955, to celebrate the American songwriter Stephen Foster. Foster, who composed "Camptown Races," "Beautiful Dreamer," and other popular songs during the 19th century, was born on July 4, 1826. Television crews set up at the Stephen Foster Memorial (now Sounds of America Gallery) and in front of the paddlewheel steamboat Suwanee.

Material

Cardboard

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

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Height: 2 in

Width: 2 in

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