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Archives of Iowa Broadcasting: Lee Kline

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Archives of Iowa Broadcasting

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Lee Kline Collection

Preface

The purpose of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting is to establish and maintain a permanent collection of materials relating to the history, development and contribution of radio and television in Iowa.

The Archives is committed to providing access to holdings. However, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with the donors. Due to the complexity and variety of audiovisual formats, most items will need to be digitally duplicated or transferred before access can be provided.

Introduction

Abstract: (1963-2000) contains audio recordings and the audio equipment of Lee Kline who was a broadcaster for WHO Radio for 40 years.

Scope and Content Note

Extent: 157 items.

Physical Description: ¼ inch reel-to-reel audio tapes (3-inch, 5-inch, 7-inch, and 10-inch reels), audio cassettes, and audio recording equipment.

Dates: 1963-2000.

Subjects: Lee Kline, WHO Radio, Jack Shelley, Agriculture, Iowa

Administrative Information

Restrictions: Some materials in this collection may be restricted under copyright. The Archives provides access to these items for the purpose of research, instruction, and private study under the provisions of Faire Use, outlined in section 107 of copyright law. User assumes all responsibility for obtaining permission for reproduction or use.

Preferred Citation: [item title/description], [date]; Lee Kline Collection; Wartburg College Archives, Waverly, Iowa.

Acquisition Information: Donation.

Processing Information: Processing completed by GC on 10/12/2018.

Biographical Sketch

History: Lee Kline began working for WHO Radio in 1954 doing farm news broadcasting. His career at WHO Radio lasted for forty years, and he continues to occasionally broadcast for the station about life in Iowa.

Bibliography:

Stein, Jeff. Making Waves The People and Places of Iowa Broadcasting. WDG Publishing. 35-36. 2004. Print.

Lee Kline to Sign Copies of ‘Iowa Notebook’ at Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines. http://desmoines.eventful.com/events/lee-kline-sign-copies-iowa-notebook-merle-hay-/E0-001-002410797-3.

Series Description

1. Audio Recordings

2. Equipment

Audio Recordings:

  • Recordings of Lee Kline, 1963-2000. Some contain handwritten notes.
  • 147 audio reels – one 3 inch reel, 140 5 inch reel, four 7 inch reel, two ten inch reel
  • 8 audio cassettes

Container Listing

Box

Format

Series

Content

Date

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Senator McGovern, Iowa before November 1972

1972

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Ray Pearson

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lincoln Portrait

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Dale Ricke - Harvestore automation vs self-unload

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Go for More Education

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1975 - Iowa State Fair

1975

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Marjorie Holmes, "little boys"

1967

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

At Retirement

1970

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Save

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Harry Truman -- At Grinnell 1963

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Educate Govenor Ray

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lincoln High Students Thanksgiving 1973

1973

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Senator Dirksen - "Speak Up"

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Radio - Talking to a Lot of People at One Time

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Learning is the Most Exciting Thing in Life

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Phone Forum (A)

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Robert Kennedy - Farm Talk

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Doctor Norman Borlaug, Long Sillouqy in Car

1972

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Doctor Marcus Bach - Acupuncture

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Readers Theatre at Salisbury House

1979

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

John Milton's P-51

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Roy Schrader "More Wood"

1973

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Speaking in Tongues Original

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Loren Davis Cream Separator, Hand-cranked

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Phone Forum (B)

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Fred Nissly - "Why the Hooks and Eyes"

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Speaking of People

12/11/[year unknown]

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Herb Cuts for Lee Kline

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Earl Butz, 85 years old, 1994 or 1995, "Urine Filters"

1994;1995

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Bill Austin and Songfellows… from Doctor Kirby Shiffler

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1963

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Hugh Kelley - What is a Cattleman

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Dog Show… Barking Dog

1969

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1962

1962

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lee Kline's Farm Power Notebook

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Fibber McGee's Closet

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Kurzweil Book Reader - Michael Hingson

1976-1977

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Greg, University of Iowa Student, Horsing Around with "Master Dad"

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Inner Sanctum

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Jack Shelley, on Memorial Day

5/30/1994

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Land O' Lakes - "Gold Rush Days"

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Cut #1 Robin Crighton, Tame Indians

1961-1962

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1963 Spring and Summer

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Secretary Butz AIC, Ames 1972

1972

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Gladis Dabney, Bloomfield, stopper blood

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1964, last half

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Your Education is Just the Beginning!

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lady Caller

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Being Thankful

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lee Kline's Thanksgiving Notebook!

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Pick Corn at Night - Pocahontas

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Cut #1 Bob Page, 600 Voice High School Chorus

1962

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Tama Pow Wow

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Senator Dirksen - Speak Up

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Kline and Diehschneider's Thanksgiving 1973

1973

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Purpose: Allow Guest to Express Best Possible

1979

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

I Am A Farm Wife - Nancy Nielsen

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Aircheck, Harvestore, 12:15 September 28

9/28/[year unknown]

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Silent Generation

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Dallas County Museum - Mr. Nelson's Perpetual Motion Machine

1972

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Hugh Sidey- November 22 1963 in Dallas

1973

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Coon Hunt - Jesse Wright (A)

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Program April 22 1974

4/22/1974

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Working the Beans

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Auctioneer

1960-1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Bert Dexter - Toby Show Performance

1967

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Allen Walcher - Apples and Peaches

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

In Awe of Grundy County

1979

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lois Harms "A New Year's Waltz" (by Paul Franzenburg)

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Speaking in Tongues

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1969

1969

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1963 (A)

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1962-1963

1962-1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Keith Kirkpatrick Bobbles

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1964 (A)

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Peoria Iowa Christian Reformed Church Psalm-Sing

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Gladys Black, Pleasantville, Mockingbirds

7/4/1972

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Greg and Doug Playing with Tape Recorder

1965

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1964 (B)

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Milk Cow

1971

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

YB Communications YR-882-73-HWK-1 "Iowa Shop"

9/8/1982

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

No Label

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Christmas 1974 - Brody

1974

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Conrad Legion, setting flags on a Sunday morning, for Memorial Day

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Auctioneers 1964

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Mrs. Carol Stockman

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Burt Nagel, Fort Dodge, AA and Sauna

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Senator Bob Kennedy to National Farmers Union Oklahoma City 1967

1967

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1963 (B)

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Speech Copy

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

The Mystique of Iowa Farm Land

1968

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Doctor Rob T. Bradley, Denver

1969

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Tractor Pull

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

John Kinzie 600 hp Homemade Tractor

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

The Dangers of an Open Mike!

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Farming at My Feet - Lee Kline

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Phone Show - God on Throne

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Randy Rumrey John Deere "D" - Plowing - 1980 Living History Farms

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Water Witching - Curiosity

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Jerry Lytton "Everybody Wants a Little Country"

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Erza Benson "Government Warehouse is not a Mkt

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Big Bad John

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

John Coleman, Murray, Hunt Mushroom

1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Farm Sale, Dayton (Auc. And Vern)

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Bill Sands - "My Shadow Ran Fast"

1968

 

7 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Michael Cotter

 

 

7 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Christmas on the Farm

12/22/1978

 

7 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Earl Butz Speech. Washington Iowa 1977

1977

 

7 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Kids at Christmas

1957 - 1968

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Phil Hill - 100 Years Old

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Tape 3 - Cornbelt

5/9/1959

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

George LaMore - Facts in Leisure

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Hazel Meek

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Lord Donald Soper - Street Preaching

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Eddy Arnold theme, State Fair, 1969

1969

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Ken Jernigan, on Fiber Walk Stick

1965

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Herb Plambeck and Truman

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

I Drove Me Tractor Thru Yer Haystack Last Nite

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

President Eisenhower, Grinnell, 1965

1965

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Hank Felsen - Boy Won't Be Back to That Room Again

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1964 - Herb Hawkcom, Tulsa, Antique Plane

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Auc. Song

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Tom Sutherland, Hostage 6 1/2 Years

12/[date unknown]/1992

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1975 - Stalking the Night Frog

1975

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Jimm Dean - Open the Books

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Hal Dielschneider, Labor Day, 1986

1986

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Reverend Jafvert - Grundy Center

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Gary Vermeer - Iowans Make Good Machinery

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Fibber's Closet

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Ed Phelan, Menominee, Wisconsin

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Congressman Neal Smith, Planting Corn at Altoona Spring, 1980

1980

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Coon Hunt - Jesse Wright (B)

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Rattlesnake Hunt - Ed Jensen

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Dick Bach - Start 1929 Parks Biplane (1969)

1969

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1961 - 58

1961-1963

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Steve Bell - Background, How Make Network, Shelley, Russ Van Dyke reference, Who Win Election

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Fred Oberlin (Mark Pearson) Windpower Tractor

1980

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Everett Juhl, Old Fiddler

 

 

10 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Christmas on the Farm 1994 Tape 1

1994

 

10 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Christmas on the Farm 1994 Tape 2

1994

 

3 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Verde by Guido and Maurizio

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

George Gobel - How Got Started in Chicago

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

1964 - Winter and Spring

1964

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Don Lange - Moose Song

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Traveling Is As Much Listening to the Sounds As Seeing the Sights

 

 

5 Inch Audio Reel

Kline

Arthur Ford

 

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Point Du Hoc

1992

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Lee Kline "Going to the Well" 1993

1993

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Ag Bankers Second Tape

3/[unknown day]/1993

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Eastern Iowa Brass Band Recorded Live at the Smithsonian Institute American Folk Life Festival (A)

7/7/1991

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Eastern Iowa Brass Band Recorded Live at the Smithsonian Institute American Folk Life Festival (B)

7/7/1991

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Side A: Hostage - Tom Sutherland; Side B: Iowa Association School Board

1992

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Stories of the Land - Michael Cotter

 

1

Audiocassette

Kline

Minnesota - Michael Cotter

2000

Equipment:

  • Two audio recorders of Lee Kline’s. Typed letter attached.
  • One UHER Tape Recorder
  • One Wollensak Recorder

Container Listing

Box

Format

Series

Content

Date

1

Tape Recorder

 Equipment

UHER Tape Recorder

 

1

Tape Recorder

 Equipment

Wollensak Recorder

 

 

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