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Recorded by: Ronald L. Hayes
Title: Dean Lester Hale reads the Christmas Carol
Date: December 1, 1970
Identification: Tape recording 155
Originally recorded on reel to reel tape
Digitally reformatted by Ronald Hayes on two CDs.
The reading of the Christmas Carol in the University Auditorium was a University of Florida tradition for many years. Dean of Students Lester Hale continued the tradition in the 1950s and was the reader until the early 1970s. This recording was made by Ronald L. Hayes, Broadcasting '70, on December 1, 1970. Other performers, including organist, Helen Bell Jones, and carillonneur, Willis Bodine, are listed in the accompanying program. CDs and programs donated by Ronald Hayes.