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Lisle L. Longsdorf Papers


Lisle L. Longsdorf Papers
Longsdorf, Lisle L.
Collection number:
NPBA 93-75
0.25 linear foot
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
1925-1974 and undated
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Lisle Longsdorf served as station manager of KSAC from 1927 to 1953. This job included financial, production and broadcasting, and research work. He directed the preparation and production of a daily 15-minute script service to seventy cooperating commercial radio stations in Kansas. He also planned and broadcast about 25 to 30 field programs each year in covering educational meetings, field days, and tours. In addition, he scheduled and supervised about 100 taped educational radio shows on campus for visiting commercial radio station interests and served on study committee in proposed development of education by television from a college-owned television outlet. The collection documents Longsdorf's career at Kansas State College Extension Service and at KSAC.

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