The Sophie Barcus Lithuanian Radio Program Collection Finding Aid

Sophie Barcus Radio Program Collection

Dates: 1920-2016

Creator: Sophie Barcus

Extent: 13 linear feet and 10 linear inches

Language: Lithuanian, English

Processor & Date: Patricia Chavez, 2015-2016

Administration Information

Restrictions: none

Copyright: Lithuanian Archives Project (LAP)

Provenance: The Sophie Barcus Radio Program Collection was the property of Sophie Barcus. The collection was passed on to Sophie Barcus’ daughter, Aldona (Barcus) Daukus, and her husband Feliksas Daukus. After Feliksas Daukus’ death, the collection was owned by Feliksas and Aldona’s daughter, Sophia Daukus. Sophia Daukus donated this collection to Lithuanian Archives Project in 2012. LAP currently owns this collection.

Biographical Sketch

The Sophie Barcus Radio Program began airing in Chicago in 1932 and ran for 54 consecutive years. It served as a source of information about Lithuanian culture for Lithuanian immigrants in Chicago. After 1949 the show helped post-World War II immigrants adapt to life in the United States.

Scope and Content

The Sophie Barcus Radio Program Collection contains 13 linear feet and 10 linear inches spanning the years 1920-2016. The collection includes recordings of the radio program in various formats, radio equipment, scripts and props from the program, personal effects of Sophie Barcus, photographs, and digitized recordings of the radio program.

Series Information

Series 1: Recordings, 1932-1988

This series contains recordings of the Sophie Barcus Radio Program in various formats, primarily wire and magnetic tape. Note: Though some of the recordings are numbered, the majority are not, and the numbers do not seem to correspond to date or recording order.

Series 2: Personal Effects and Miscellaneous Items, 1920-1978

This series contains personal effects belonging to Sophie Barcus, including her wallet and eyeglasses. It also includes miscellaneous items from the radio program, such as a 1978 survey of the program’s listeners, props, and scripts.

Series 3: Photographs

This series contains both original photographs and digitized copies. Subjects include photographs taken inside the studio, Red Cross events, banquets, picnics, and personal family photographs. The digitized photographs are stored on a hard drive.

Series 4: Digitized Recordings, 2015-2016

This series contains digitized audio of the recordings of the Sophie Barcus Radio Program. The digitized files are stored on a hard drive.

Container List

Series 1: Recordings, 1932-1988

Box 1

41 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • #123, April 14, 1968-April 1975
  • #125, “Velykinį”, July 1, 1962
  • #126, October 2, 1963
  • #133, “Adona Paukus Folk Songs”, June 24, 1960
  • #134, “Religious Songs”, n.d.
  • #136, “Pilka”, April 12, 1965
  • #137, “Poe etc. American poets”, July 23, 1962
  • #144, “Beatričė Grincevičiutė Song Tapes”, March 30, 1960
  • #145, “Balfo Vajus”, November 27, 1963
  • #154, “Žygis į JT”, November 13, 1965
  • #182, “Girls Songs”, February 16, 1962
  • #196, October 1966
  • #198, “The Navy Hour”, 1969-1970
  • #200, note inside dated April 15, 1966
  • #223, “PLJK”, June 25, 1966
  • #325, “Reel No. 2”, November 17, 1963
  • #408, “Liudvikas Šmulkštys”, March 4, 1979
  • #436, “Teatro Festivalo Atidarymas”, November 26, 1980
  • #452, “Interview with Danutė…”, June 27, 1982-July 15, 1983
  • #453, “Vincas Krėvė”, October 31, 1982-April 24, 1983
  • #466, “Autoriai į Knygos”, June 30, 1985-September 29, 1985
  • #467, “Autoriai į Knygos”, October 27, 1985-December 29, 1985
  • Unnumbered, “Užrašyta”, March 20, 1960
  • Unnumbered, “1967 Nauji Metai”, January 1, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “Meilės Daina”, March 1, 1975
  • Unnumbered, “Protestantų”, October 20, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “AtA Stepovo Vazbio”, July 19, 1956
  • Unnumbered, “AV1/ic”, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “Pro. A. Perkumas”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, brown box, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, brown box, letter inside dated November 8, 1966
  • Unnumbered, addressed to V. Litvinas, note inside dated September 1982
  • Unnumbered, “Lietuvių Fondas 25 spots”, December 14, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Ausaumblis ‘Lietuvas’”, May 6, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Bernardas Brazdzionis”, July 3, 1961
  • Unnumbered, “Verdi Trubadurai”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, newspaper clipping inside dated November 12, 1969
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Your Navy Presents Pat Boone”, July 20, 1962-August 10, 1962
  • Unnumbered, “Old Comm.”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Vakaruškos Commer. Sophie Barcus”, October 16, 1961

Box 2

39 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, note inside dated October 28, 1971
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Ivada – Liudvikas Siviulkštys [crossed out]”, 1980
  • Unnumbered, “Šopaga”, n.d.
  • #4, October 15, 1962 & August 20, 1967
  • #5, note inside dated June 14, 1965
  • #6, note inside dated June 18, 1964
  • #8, note inside dated May 4, 1988
  • #9, n.d.
  • #10, n.d.
  • #11, “Tape #VIII”, n.d.
  • #13, May 1, 1961
  • #14, program inside dated November 3, 1963
  • #15, “Vaike on Estonia”, February 24, 1961
  • #27, “M. Ivanauiko”, February 24, 1969
  • #28, “Last cut speed 15”, February 17 & 22
  • #29, “Sophie Barcus Koncertos”, May 1, 1960
  • #65, “VOA”, note inside dated 1965
  • #66, “Election 1964 Dem. & Rep.”, November 3, 1964
  • #67, note inside dated May 2, 1963
  • #68, “Tapes from Lith.”, June 21, 1963
  • #69, “Tape #II”, n.d.
  • #70, “Latvian Music”, n.d.
  • #71, “II Karinas”, November 1965
  • #72, note inside dated February 10, 1966
  • #73, “Fathers speech”, January 21, 1958
  • #74, “Tape I Jimmy, don’t use regular intro – start off the bat”, note inside dated December 2, 1962
  • #76, “Around the World in Music”, November 3, 1961
  • #79, n.d.
  • #81, n.d.
  • #110, n.d.
  • #111, “Lietivių diena New Yorke”, February 22, 1965
  • #115, “Jack Stukas”, November 1965
  • #116, “L.B. Humoro vakabas”, January 9, 1966
  • #118, August 4, 1957
  • #119, “Sophy for Mon. Nite”, February 16, 1957
  • #120, “Memorial Day Commemoration”, May 30, 1961
  • #121, “Lithuanian Records Solos”, n.d.
  • #132, “38 yrs. Of Lithuania”, February 13, 1956

2 Magnetic tape recordings, 10 in.

Box 3

33 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated January 28, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Records from Lith.”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Vyčių Reel #3”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Old commercial”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Lithuanian-American Community of the USA, Inc. Public Affairs Council June Days Commemoration”, 1985
  • Unnumbered, “Mūsų kalbos ir dainos”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Lietuvių Terybinų”, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “Jubiliejui”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Kalėduie Vakaronių Programa”, December 25, 1967
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated March 14, 1971
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “7 ½’ PS”, December 24 & 25, 1974
  • #24, “Taped VDA”, 1964
  • #42, 1964
  • #53, “Amerikos Lietuvių Poetų”, 1962
  • #63, “Sophie Barcus Program X-Mas Day”, December 25, 1962
  • #64, “Dr. Petras Daugžvardis speech”, July 1961-October 25, 1963
  • #401, “Autoriai ir Knygos #4”, May 21-September 17, 1978
  • #404, “Autoriai ir Knygos #5”, October 15, 1978-February 18, 1979
  • #406, “Can be used any year”, February 11, 1979
  • #413, “Smulkstys last ‘Keleivis’ issue”, June 3, 1979
  • #422, “Kalėdų Vaizdelis”, December 24, 1979-April 6, 1980
  • $424, “Mothers Day”, May 10, 1981
  • #426, “Dr. Kazys Grinius”, June 1, 1980
  • #427, “Kalba Liudvikas Smulkstys”, June 15, 1980
  • #431, “groto 1980 spalio – 4 – 5 d.”, October 4 & 5, 1980
  • #439, “Without music @ end”, February 15, 1981
  • #441, “Žemaičiu Valanda”, June 14-August 2, 1981
  • #442, “Antanas Vaičiulaitis”, June 21-October 25, 1981
  • #448, “Tevišisės Xmas”, 1981
  • #455, “Christmas 12/25/82”, December 25, 1982

28 Magnetic tape recordings, 5 in.

  • 6 unlabeled, n.d.
  • Unlabeled, note inside dated July 3, 1966
  • Unlabeled, note inside dated February 16, 1965
  • Unlabeled, note inside dated January 23, 1970
  • Unlabeled, note inside dated November 12, 1966
  • Pencil label, n.d.
  • Ink label, n.d.
  • Pink ink label, n.d.
  • 1964
  • 50th Anniversary, October 23, 1965
  • “Marquette Theme ‘O Star of Eve’”, n.d.
  • “Alfonso Griliaus Eileraščiai: Juru Sonata”, n.d.
  • “D.G. Lietuvos Gen. Konsulo”, December 19, 1965
  • April 23, 1967
  • Orange envelope, June 21, 1983
  • CFMB Radio 1410 Montreal logo, December 18, 1966
  • “Bible Students”, n.d.
  • “Daily Program”, December 18, 1967
  • “Interview Sen. Paul Douglas”, July 16, 1966
  • July 15, 1966
  • “Pupytė ir Papa”, October 1965
  • “Pol. Announcement”, n.d.
  • June 17, 1968

8 Magnetic tape recordings, 3 in.

  • 2 unlabeled, n.d.
  • “Full Tape”, n.d.
  • “MPC 101”, January 24, 1964
  • “Gordon Cooper”, August 28
  • 2 in box, note inside dated January 4, 1964
  • “Kristina Griniūtė”, 1965

Box 4

42 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, note inside dated May 26, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “5/26/70 aus ‘Lietuvu’”, May 26, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Nov. 69 40 dainų”, note inside dated November 23, 1968
  • Unnumbered, September 1967
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, November 19 & 27, 1962
  • Unnumbered, September 1968
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated May 29, 1968
  • #122, “Du Bois”, March 21, 1964
  • #129, January 26, 1959
  • #138, “Foreign Songs”, n.d.
  • #139, August 22-23, 1964
  • #180, “poema Jūra”, n.d.
  • #183, note inside dated October 20, 1965
  • #184, 2 notes inside dated October 1965 and November 9, 1965
  • #185, “Symphony Lithuania”, n.d.
  • #186, “Symphonietta”, February 26 & 28, 1966
  • #187, n.d.
  • #188, note inside dated September 11 & 13, 1965
  • #189, “#59, #60”, May 14-15, 1963
  • #190, note inside dated between April 16, 1965 and May 8, 1965
  • #191, June 24
  • #192, February 18, 1951
  • #193, 1975
  • #194, February 16, 1965
  • #195, four shows dated between June 8, 1965 and July 31, 1965
  • #204, note inside dated May 6, 1966
  • #205, “Alvudas Children Theatre 42nd Radio Hour”, April 4, 1966
  • #206, program inside for Anatolijaus Kairio’s “Viščiukų ūkis”, May 15-16, 1965
  • #207, Note to Jack from Aldona and Felix Daukus on the back, April 1, 1966
  • #213, n.d.
  • #214, note inside dated May 29, 1966
  • #216, “Antanas Mazeika”, December 1965
  • #217, letter inside dated September 20, 1965
  • #218, note inside dated June 21, 1966
  • #219, 1966
  • #220, June 30, 1966
  • #221, note inside dated May 11, 1966
  • #222, June 25, 1966
  • #225, July 26, 1966
  • #235, n.d.

Box 5

28 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, August 20, 1962
  • Unnumbered, “ALBA ALP 1002 Side I”, 1964
  • Unnumbered, “Daily Obit Themes”, February 21, 1969
  • Unnumbered, August 24, 1958
  • Unnumbered, “Mr. Daukus Tape #I”, January 20, 1961
  • #30, “Morgan Finley”, July 1960
  • #31, newspaper inside dated August 28, 1963
  • #32, “Velykinė kantata”, n.d.
  • #34, n.d.
  • #35, June 19, 1960
  • #36, “Property of: Sophie Barcus Radio Family WOPA”, n.d.
  • #38, n.d.
  • #43, “Nora Gugis”, June 11-18, 1964
  • #44, “Sophie Barcus Xmas”, December 25, 1955
  • #52, “The Navy Swings”, January 21, 1963
  • #54, October 12, 1964
  • #55, n.d.
  • #56, “ISE Pilka”, July 15, 1963
  • #59, December 1965
  • #60, “1960 X-mas Program”, December 1960
  • #61, “X-mas stuff”, December 22, 1961
  • #62, “Sophie Barcus Program X-Mas Day”, December 25, 1962
  • #443, “Lithuanian American Society Spa Inc.”, June 21, 1981
  • #447, “Juozas Grušas”, November 29, 1981-February 28, 1982
  • #451, “Autoriai į Knygos”, March 28, 1982-July 25, 1982
  • #463, “Stepas Zobarskas”, July 29, 1984-October 28, 1984
  • #464, “Raimondas Kašauskas”, November 25, 1984-February 24, 1985
  • #465, “Kazys Almenas”, March 31, 1985-May 26, 1985

5 Magnetic tape recordings, 10 in.

Box 6

42 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered,”A-15” n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Gradinskas ‘C’ Serija”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Aug 27 1967”, August 27, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “Missing Commercial”, January 5, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “Reel no. 1”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Old Comms”, January 20 and February 18, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “I pusvalandis”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “II pusvalandis”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Felix Daukus”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas 4 & 5”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Lithuanian Pickets @ White House, Wash. D.C.”, May 15, 1965
  • Unnumbered, “Aus ‘Lietuva’”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Universal”, January 1966
  • Unnumbered, August 30 and October 10, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “Aus ‘Lietuva’”, May 26, 1970
  • Unnumbered, November 15, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “‘Lietuvių Kryžiai”, May 30, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Goldbergs for Monday”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Eugenijus Akordeonas”, September 13, 1963
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, September 12, 1953
  • Unnumbered, “Gradinskas ‘E’ Serija”, February 1, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “No Start”, August 27, 1967 and August 15, 1970
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated March 1967
  • Unnumbered, “Mutual Chicago St. Anthony’s Savings”, January 1966-January 1968
  • Unnumbered, “Tape II X-mas stuff”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Science Vol. 173”, September 1971
  • Unnumbered, “pre-recorded program”, June 21, 1987
  • Unnumbered, “Contemporary Psych”, January 1973
  • Unnumbered, “Aloyzo Barono Humoristinė proza”, May 31 and June 28, 1987
  • Unnumbered, “Tėvas Borevičius”, March 30, 1986
  • Unnumbered, “Kronika”, December 21, 1975-January 11, 1976
  • Unnumbered, “Prof. Vlado Jakubėno”, May 30, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Lithuanian Songs by Ona B. Kubilius”, August 14, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Cleveland”, April 2, 1966
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Commercials”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated April 22, 1966
  • #25, “Jim Hawkinson”, October 13, 1963
  • #179, January 1, 1971

Box 7

41 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, “Noreika Italian arias”, note inside dated March 25, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Noreika operas”, note inside dated March 12, 1970
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated October 28, 1971
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, stamped “National Braille Press Inc.” on back, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated May 29, 1966
  • Unnumbered, Tape 7 of “Psychological Review Vol. 78 #3”, 1972
  • Unnumbered,  Tape 8 of “Psychological Review Vol. 78 #3”, 1972
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas Kirša groto”, dated February 23-October 26, 1986
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated May 30, 1968
  • Unnumbered, green pen label, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Sophie Barcus Family Radio Hour WBMX 1490 AM”, June 22, 1985
  • Unnumbered, “Last Program WBMX AM”, December 29, 1985
  • Unnumbered, “Xmas”, note inside dated December 23, 1969
  • Unnumbered, “Xmas”, note inside dated December 23, 1969-December 24, 1971
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated October 12, 1966
  • Unnumbered, reel labeled “Gradinskus”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated November 15, 1970
  • Unnumbered, note inside labeled “Nat. Geographic”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, August 27, 1967-August 15, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Empty Reel”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Alfonsas Grauslys”, March 31-April 7
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated February 16, 1965
  • Unnumbered, March 21, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “CTA Guy Poetry”, 1973
  • #212, September 25, 1963
  • #226, “M.K. Čiurlionio”, August 24, 1966
  • #228, “Jonas Jasaitis”, September 1, 1966
  • #229, September 18, 1966
  • #230, “Auška ties Vilnius”, note inside dated September 19, 1966
  • #234, sticker reads “44 754 $2.39”, note inside dated October 2, 1966
  • #238, note inside dated April 1, 1966
  • #245, “Muzika”, n.d.
  • #247, “Muzika”, n.d.
  • #252, “Rigoletto”, January 14, 1967
  • #392, “Antanas Rūkas”, July 17-November 20, 1977
  • #433, “Luciano Pavarotti – ‘O Holy Night’”, November 14, 1980
  • #456, “New Year’s Day”, January 1, 1983

4 Magnetic tape recordings, 3 in.

  • “Rev. Jankus”, n.d.
  • Silvertone No. 9965, n.d.
  • Mailed to Sophie Barcus from Lithuanian Radio Program, March 1966
  • “Lithuanian Gourmet Dinner at Balzekas Jrs”, September 22, 1968

Box 8

44 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas 3”, note inside dated March 16, 1958
  • Unnumbered, “Carmen 2”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Polyester 150”, March 13, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “Koncerta?”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Felix Daukus”, March 10, 1973
  • Unnumbered, “Butkus”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “II 11/9/69 E. Kaniava”, November 9, 1969
  • Unnumbered, “K. Petrauskas”, May 27, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas 4 & 5”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas 3”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated November 12, 1969
  • Unnumbered, “Rec. 5/26/70”, May 26, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Carmen I”, March 13, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “Carmen I”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated May 29, 1968
  • Unnumbered, “Gijirotas”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Listen”, November 6, 1970
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated February 3, 1971
  • Unnumbered, “Kalėdinė Vakaronių Programa”, December 25, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “Terra”, December 1966”
  • Unnumbered, “Historical”, January 1966
  • Unnumbered, “2/2/71”, February 2, 1971
  • Unnumbered, “Lilija Ablėnaitė”, February 16, 1971
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Du Bois”, April 5, 1971
  • Unnumbered, “Kipras Petrauskas”, May 27, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Muzika iš Lietuvos”, December 11, 1970
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Kalba: Jonas Adomavius, M.D.”, October 9, 1967
  • Unnumbered, Superphonic box, note inside dated August 10, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Current Commercials”, October 16, 1969
  • Unnumbered, “Kur Lygus laukai”, January 24, 1973
  • Unnumbered, “Iš Romo Pukščio”, January 24, 1973
  • Unnumbered, “Solistes”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, October 14, 1967
  • Unnumbered, March 4, 1967
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, Balkan Music 8.95 price sticker, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Carmen #3”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.

Box 9

41 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, “Vasario 16 programa, 1961”, February 16, 1961
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “L. Briugdaitė”, note inside dated October 26, 1965
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated June 15, 1963
  • Unnumbered, “Varuelis Tape II”, program inside dated December 10, 1961
  • Unnumbered, “T. Jonas”, note inside dated March 30, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Alvudas Children’s Theatre 59th Radio Hour”, September 4, 1967
  • Unnumbered, “1966 Naujų Metų”, January 1, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Concert Symphony”, note inside dated November 25, 1962
  • Unnumbered, “Sat 7/1/78 – 3 ¾ spd”, July 1, 1978
  • Unnumbered, “3x Seimlė Urotina”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Commercials”, September 18, 1969
  • Unnumbered, “Vincas Kreves grota”, November 30, 1986-April 26, 1987
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Xmas 1979” and “Stebuklas”, December 24-25, 1979
  • Unnumbered, “Tape of Rec: Continental Cocktail”, note inside dated February 23, 1964
  • Unnumbered, “Cleveland”, note inside dated April 2, 1966
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Oktava”, note inside dated September 22, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “I 11/9/69 E. Kaniava”, November 9, 1969
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated September 9, 1970
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas 1 & 2 (per gars)”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Faustas 1 & 2”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated June 16, 1972
  • Unnumbered, “34th Avudas Children’s Theatre Radio Program”, August 2, 1965
  • Unnumbered, “Leader”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Gas Stations”, January 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Zapolis”, January 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Gold Coast”, December 9-10, 1967
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated October 17, 1965
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Lithuanian-American Community of the USA, Inc.”, 1985
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Senator Karl Mundt”, November 15, 1965
  • Unnumbered, “Žygis & JT”, November 13, 1965
  • Unnumbered, “Jesuits Program”, June 10-23, 1965
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated October 1965
  • Unnumbered, “Records from Lith.”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, notes inside dated 1964-1965
  • #227, n.d.

 

Box 10

44 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • Unnumbered, August 15, 1961
  • #124, April 11, 1965
  • #130, “Felix Daukus Program 7:00-8:00 P.M. Reel I”, October 8, 1962
  • #131, “Felix Daukus Program 7:00-8:00 P.M. Reel II”, October 8, 1962
  • #141, “Opera Tapings”, n.d.
  • #142, n.d.
  • #143, n.d.
  • #146, note inside dated March 15, 1964
  • #147, “St. Pilka”, March 15, 1965
  • #148, August 9, 1965
  • #151, note inside dated November 25, 1965
  • #152, n.d.
  • #155, June 13, 1965
  • #157, “Vilniaus Dienos Proga.”, October 3, 1964
  • #158, November 1965
  • #159, November 8, 1965
  • #160, March 18-May 19, 1965
  • #163, March 23-April 14, 1965
  • #166, note inside dated October 8, 1965
  • #169, August 30, 1965
  • #174, newspaper clipping inside dated March 14, 1967
  • #175, “Weekly Program Sound Effects Doubles (Jesuits)”, October 28, 1965
  • #176, n.d.
  • #177, February 16, 1965
  • #179, “Daubaras”, n.d.
  • #197, “Aukso Žąsis”, n.d.
  • #233, “Pilka Al. Dikinis”, September 22, 1966
  • #236, October 17, 1966
  • #237, October 24, 1966
  • #239, November 14, 1966
  • #240, November 21, 1966
  • #246, “Muzika”, n.d.
  • #249, January 2, 1967
  • #250, 1967
  • #251, January 1967
  • #253, January 17, 1967
  • #254, January 1967
  • #255, February 1967
  • #256, February 16, 1967
  • #257, March 6, 1967
  • #258, 1966
  • #270, July 11, 1967
  • #376, “S. Kudirka”, November 1974

Box 11

84 Magnetic tape recordings, 5 in.

  • 19 Unlabeled, n.d.
  • Envelope from Lithuanian Radio Program, May 30, 1984
  • “Hawkinson”, 1963
  • “900 ft. Mylar” box, note inside dated October 16, 1966
  • “Avant-Garde Teatras”, May 6, 1967
  • “Kodėl Sanky nebuvo nušautas?”, October 27, 1985
  • “Antras pasikalbėjimas”, May 11, 1967
  • “Dainų Šuentė”, July 3
  • “Liet. Fondas grata”, December 21, 1985
  • “Gerus Naujienus [crossed out]”, note inside dated September 1966
  • “Miss Lithuania Rinkimas”, June 30, 1966
  • “Lietivių Fondas”, note inside dated July 3, 1982
  • “5m. Sueikaširdis R.R. Kryžius”, December 1, 1985
  • “Brangi išganymo kaina”, November 24, 1985
  • “Kasys Veselke”, November 21, 1966
  • “Palos Country Club”, November 27, 1966
  • December 1, 1966
  • “Rankose mano Jėzaus”, November 17, 1985
  • “Karalių Karaliaus Gimtadienis”, n.d.
  • “Memorial Day Feature”, n.d.
  • February 16, 1967
  • “Hosios Liet. Tautinių Sokių Sventės informacinė apžvalga Grota”, May 19, 1984
  • “Lietuviu Fondas — Kaledos 1983”, December 10-24, 1983
  • “Prel. Jonas Balkūnas”, September 29, 1984
  • “900 ft. Mylar” box, note inside dated April 11, 1966
  • “Expo 67”, July 18, 1967
  • “Maria High”, n.d.
  • “Dr. Balis Krygos”, n.d.
  • Bach and Schubert, n.d.
  • “L-A Catholic Services”, December 25, 1974
  • Chicago Lithuanian Opera, December 16, 1966
  • “Rekordnota viena puse”, n.d.
  • “ir Robertas”, n.d.
  • “Sunday Obit Themes”, 1975
  • January 23, 1967
  • 1968
  • “Tikrasis garbinimas”, October 20, 1985
  • “Jūs turite priimti”, November 10, 1985
  • “4:00 min.”, August 3, 1983
  • “Mr. Juozas Stempužį”, note inside dated March 24, 1964
  • “Tapes of Songs of Records from Lith.”, n.d.
  • “Sudiev 3:35m”, n.d.
  • “Prezidentas Semtona — Marsas”, July 17, 1985
  • “Tyvynes Garsai”, n.d.
  • November 27, 1966
  • “Maria High I”, September 29, 1968
  • “Maria High II”, September 29, 1968
  • “Liet. Foto Archyvas”, September 18, 1969
  • “Balio Pakšto Taut. Instr. Rauda”, n.d.
  • “Alice Stephens”, n.d.
  • April 2, 1966
  • “Lietuviu Fondas Kaledos-1986m.”, 1986
  • “3.75 ips both sides”, April 20, 1967
  • February 16, 1967
  • March 8, 1967
  • “A. Jakavičius”, n.d.
  • “Blinstrubas”, February 9-16, 1985
  • “Kun. J. Prunskis”, April 7, 1984
  • “(good any year)”, February 4, 1984
  • “Recorded on 1 side only”, July 7, 1968
  • #71, “Didysis Išgelebėtojas”, n.d.
  • #79, November 3, 1985
  • #83, “Nepasiduok paklydimui”, December 8, 1985
  • #88, “Raudonas Kryžius”, December 15, 1985
  • #389, March 1977

16 Magnetic tape recordings, 3 in.

  • 9 unlabeled, n.d.
  • “Sunday Program”, September 23, 1977
  • “Sunday Program Copy”, October 17, 1973
  • National Audio Co., Inc. sticker, n.d.
  • “Theme Time”, n.d.
  • “Tues & Sat”, n.d.
  • “Sophia Balf”, 1974
  • “Balf”, 1977

Box 12

33 Magnetic tape recordings, 3 in.

  • 10 unlabeled, no box
  • Addressed to Mr. F. Daukus, February 6, 1969
  • Unlabeled
  • Envelope from Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, December 4, 1966
  • March 1965
  • Kun. Stašio Kalba, July 18, 1972
  • “#11c”, n.d.
  • “Pasikalbėjimas su Mot. Aloyza apie Matulaičio Namus ir vakariens.”, n.d.
  • “Empty”, September 17, 1964
  • “10:11 min.”, n.d.
  • Unlabeled, n.d.
  • “One side, one track”, n.d.
  • Unlabeled, blue ink washed out, 1960s
  • Sent from Bronius Budriunas, 1978
  • Addressed to Mr. Romas Kezys, n.d.
  • “79”, n.d.
  • “Bendrabučio mergaičiu užrekorduotos dainos”, November 7, 1966
  • Sent from Neringa, 1970
  • “Pasaulio Lietuvius Dienos”, June 14, 1978
  • #390, “Vliko Tautos Fondo”, n.d.
  • #391, Addressed to the Sophie Daucus Radio Prgrms, n.d.
  • #399, n.d.
  • #405, “Xmas 1978”, December 1978
  • #421, “First Class”, n.d.

5 Magnetic tape recordings, 5 in.

  • Unlabeled, green box
  • “Dean Martin Theme in Lithuanian”, 1970
  • “Juozo Girmlaus”, November 23-26, 1967
  • #397, “Vas. 12, 1978”, February 12, 1978
  • Unlabeled, Vivitone box

3 Cassette tapes

  • WXEL/WYID, December 3, 1976
  • Adelaidės choras, n.d.
  • Lithuanian Information Center, 1984

40 Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • #334, n.d.
  • #335, n.d.
  • #336, n.d.
  • #337, n.d.
  • #338, n.d.
  • #338, August 30, 1971
  • #339, “T. Jonas Kuleilius”, January 19, 1970
  • #340, “Muzika iš J. Stuka”, December 5, 1969
  • #341, n.d.
  • #342, n.d.
  • #343, n.d.
  • #345, February 1970
  • #346, “A.A. muziko”, n.d.
  • #347, n.d.
  • #348, n.d.
  • #349, n.d.
  • #350, n.d.
  • #351, n.d.
  • #353, n.d.
  • #354, June 19, 1970
  • #355, n.d.
  • #356, n.d.
  • #357, n.d.
  • #358, n.d.
  • #359, n.d.
  • #360, n.d.
  • #361, 1971
  • #362, n.d.
  • #363, February 16, 1971
  • #364, n.d.
  • #365, n.d.
  • #366, n.d.
  • #367, “Tape wound backwards”, n.d.
  • #368, n.d.
  • #369, n.d.
  • #370, February 16, 1972
  • #371, n.d.
  • #372, n.d.
  • #373, n.d.
  • #374, n.d.

 

Box 13

6 Wire recordings, 1951-1953

  • “Engle Terry”, March 20, 1952
  • “Kueras”, December 22, 1952
  • “Barcus W.O.P.A.”, February 22, 1953
  • “Vakau”, 1951
  • “Xmas 1951”, December 25, 1951
  • pencil label, April 7, 1951

33  Magnetic tape recordings, 7 in.

  • 10 unlabeled recordings, no box
  • 3 unnumbered, stuck together due to water damage
  • Unnumbered, “Alfonsas Grauslys”, March 11-29, 1965
  • Unnumbered, “Commercials up to Oct. 12, 66”, October 12, 1966
  • Unnumbered, “Aus ‘Lietuva’”, May 26, 1970
  • Unnumbered, note inside dated June 7, 1965
  • Unnumbered, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “76F680”, n.d.
  • Unnumbered, “Aloyzas”, note inside dated December 28, 1955
  • Unnumbered, “Excerpts from K of L Banquet”, February 10-12, 1969
  • Unnumbered, “PLB Seimo Diskusijos ir Keblio Paskaita”, February 19, 1961
  • Unnumbered,, “M. Ivanauskas”, n.d.
  • #2, “Pilka”, July 12, 1962
  • #7, “#75 1/1761 J.Z.” and “#76 1/24/61 J.Z.”, January 17 and 24, 1961
  • #17, “Daukus”, October-November 1963
  • #21, “BALF ‘64”, note inside dated November 21, 1964
  • #22, “III Vaikų Teatro”, January 7, 1962
  • #23, “Lietuviška Veselia”, August 16, 1967
  • #26, n.d.
  • #221, “F. Daukus Interview”, July 6, 1966
  • #378, “Bagdonas – poetry”, note inside dated December 13, 1975
  • #388, “Giesmiu Vakaros”, April 7, 1968

4 Magnetic tape recordings, 5 in.

  • Unlabeled, no box, n.d.
  • “16 years”, n.d.
  • Unlabeled, n.d.
  • “1960 liepos mėn”, July 1960

Series 2: Personal Effects and Miscellaneous Items, 1920-1978

Tin, n.d.                                                                                                                  n.d.

Prop wig, n.d.                                                                                                         n.d.

Bells, n.d.                                                                                                               n.d.

Lock of braided hair, n.d.                                                                                      n.d.

Wallet containing notebook, n.d.                                                                          n.d.

Miscellaneous notes and receipts, n.d.                                                                  n.d

Insurance card, January 22, 1951                                                                          1951

Station WGES payment stub, January 10, 1951                                                   1951

Station WGES payment stub, January 31, 1951                                                   1951

Sophie Barcus Business Card, n.d.                                                                        n.d.

Grocer’s receipt, December 22, 1950                                                                   1950

American Red Cross Fund Chairman card, n.d.                                                    n.d.

Letter from the City of Detroit’s Department of Health,                                      1943              April 20, 1943

Check no. 1991 to the United Lithuanian Relief Fund of America,                     1944       December 12, 1944

Check no. 2007 to the United Lithuanian Relief Fund of America,                     1945          January 16, 1945

Two tickets to the Sophie Barcus Radio Show, February 3, 1957                       1957

Peoples Bank Christmas Savings Club envelope, 1929                                       1929

Rosary, n.d.                                                                                                           n.d.

Eyeglasses and case, n.d.                                                                                      n.d.

Photograph of Charles Kaley, n.d.                                                                        n.d.

Various jewelry, n.d.                                                                                             n.d.

Reception Committee of Lithuanian Mission Ribbon,                                         1920                February 16, 1920

Box 14

Radio program scripts, 1960-1962                                                                    1960-1962

Miscellaneous documents, 1960-1969                                                              1960-1969

Box 15

Informal survey of radio program listeners, April 1978                                       1978

 

Series 3: Photographs, 1938-1976

Box 16

Picnic Photos, 1938-1950                                                                                   1938-1950

Lietuviškos Vakaruškos, n.d.                                                                                   n.d.

25th Anniversary Banquet, 1957                                                                             1957

Family Photos, 1964-1971                                                                                  1970-1971

Red Cross Photos and Documents, 1952-1954                                                   1952-1954

Postcards, 1939-1958                                                                                          1939-1958

Miscellaneous, 1959                                                                                                1959

In Studio Photos, 1964                                                                                            1964

Choras Pirmyn, June 8, 1958                                                                                  1958

Funeral of Augustinas Barcus, June 22, 1958                                                         1958

Banquet Photos, 1963-1976                                                                                 1963-1976

Large Banquet Photo, June 30, 1957                                                                       1957

Digitized Photographs, 1938-1976                                                                       1938-1976

Series 4: Digitized Recordings, 2015-2016