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Adventures in Science: Interview with Hart E. Van Riper

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on January 12, 1952, Watson Davis interviews Dr. Hart E. Van Riper, medical director of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Their conversation focuses on current work being done to find a vaccine for polio and the difficulties that have prevented a vaccine thus far. Please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Adventures in Science: Interview with Leone N. Claman

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on June 22, 1957, Watson Davis interviews Dr. Leone N. Claman, attending physician in charge of allergy at the New York Infirmary. Their conversation centers around allergies, including what causes allergic reaction and how to treat them. Please add timestamps every 3-5 seconds, and please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Adventures in Science: Interview with Melville H. Manson

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on June 1, 1957, Watson Davis interviews Dr. Melville H. Manson, scientific director of the Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America. Their conversation centers around muscular dystrophy, including what it is, what causes it, and current efforts to fund research around treatments. Please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Adventures in Science: Interview with Robert R. Williams

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on April 27, 1957, Watson Davis interviews Dr. Robert R. Williams, chemist and synthesizer of vitamin B1, or thiamine. The topic of their discussion is the critical role vitamins play in proper nutrition and the ways in which vitamin deficiency, particularly thiamine, has been reduced in the United States. Please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Adventures in Science: Interview with Thomas M. Rivers

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on January 25, 1958, Watson Davis interviews Dr. Thomas M. Rivers, medical director of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Much of their conversation centers around the rollout of the polio vaccine. Please add timestamps every 3-5 seconds, and please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Adventures in Science: Interview with Walter Grant

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on August 2, 1952, Watson Davis interviews Walter Grant, Director of Research at the Carrier Corporation. Their conversation focuses on the topic of air conditioning, including what it is and why people want it. Please add timestamps every 3-5 seconds, and please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Adventures in Science: Interview with Winners of the Seventeenth Annual Science Talent Search

In this episode of "Adventures in Science," which aired on February 22, 1958, Watson Davis interviews seven of the winners of the Seventeeth Annual Westinghouse National Talent Search. The winners are Paul Devine, Jr., James Gaidis, Elvera Erlick, Dushan Mitrovich, Jane Shelby, Allan Pestcoe, and Neil Nininger. During the interview, each winner describes the project they completed as part of their entry into the talen search. The project topics include quantum electrodynamics, the invention of a vertical platform, and the effects of herbicides on the absorption of sulfur in the leaves of plants. Please add timestamps every 3-5 seconds, and please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning.

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Advertisement card for a revival featuring the Cleveland Colored Quintet

This advertisement is for a 1947 revival and musical performance at the First Church of the Nazarene in Detroit, Michigan, by the Cleveland Colored Quintet, an all-male singing group based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Advertisement card for a Sunday School Rally in Detroit, Michigan

This advertisement is for a 1947 Sunday School Rally at the First Church of the Nazarene in Detroit, Michigan, featuring the Cleveland Colored Quintet, an all-male singing group based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Advertisement card for the Blair Gospel Singers

This advertisement is for performance by the Blair Gospel Singers, an all-male singing group based in Indiana.

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