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1949

WMAR-TV News (WMAR)

Series I. 1948-1981


1949

Cut Number General Subject Matter Date(s) Can Number
1 Air Progress Report May-June 2
2 Boumi Horse Show May-June 2
3 School May Day May-June 2
4 Auto Accident May-June 2
5 Gas Station Holdup May-June 2
6 Sports - Navy Tennis Lacrosse, Sailing May-June 2
7 Arbutus Memorial Day Parade May-June 2
8 McDonough Review May-June 2
9 Col. Ober Takes Over Police Post May-June 2
10 Shaughnessy To Serve as Magistrate May-June 2
11 USNA Graduation May-June 2
12 Shooting on Light Street May-June 2
13 Groundbreaking for Hospital May-June 2
14 National Cemetary May-June 2
15 Notre Dame graduation May-June 2
16 Naval Academy May-June 2
1 School Holds Community Day July 3
2 Landing Ships Arrive Here July 3
3 Dundalk Dedicates Fire Station July 3
4 County People-no footage July 3
5 Goucher Reception July 3
6 Two Accidents-no footage July 3
7 Surprise Wins Top Laurels July 3
8 Goucher Graduation July 3
9 St. Thomas Holds Fair July 3
10 Colts-Bullets July 3
11 Cancer Benefit Lacrosse Game July 3
12 Factory Dedicated July 3
13 Violin Maker to Fiddle Summer Away July 3
14 It's the Humidity-no footage July 3
15 Local Command Changes July 3
16 Junior Net Title Decided July 3
17 Stratocruiser Lands at Friendship July 3
18 Cyclists Vie for Championship-no footage July 3
19 Colts Begin Summer Drills July 3
20 Isaacs Shoots 138 July 3
21 ROTC Students Train at Meade July 3
22 Try This For Size July 3
23 Up and Down with Royalty July 3
24 Scribner Tops Eve-Wins Tennis Crown July 3
25 leaders Confer on Expressway July 3
26 Russian Ship Under Guard July 3
27 State Farm Queen Married July 3
1 "Hopalong Cassidy Visits"
kids in cowboy hats and outfits
September 6A
2 Jockey Club Bell Returned to Tinonum September 6A
3 "Burned Cross Found in Towson"
cross in field with burn marks
September 6A
4 "Bob Kelly Joins Colts"
football practice footage
September 6A
5 mother walking child to school along with a lot of kids entering school, one boy crying September 6A
6 "Frank Ober Decorated"
military person speaking
September 6A
7 "Lonely Old Car"
trolley car with man inside
POV shot if the tracks from the trolley
September 6A
8 "Potee St. Foundation Started"
wielding, surveying, construction
September 6A
9 "Dispute Rages Over House Construction"
shots of abandoned old buildings
September 6A
10 "Wedmeyer in 1st Game of the Season"
football practice
September 6A
11 "Dee Howard Capture City Doubles"
men playing tennis
September 6A
12 "Navy Ships Visit City" large ships
men on dock preparing to tie up ships
September 6A
13 "Middle River Baptist Church Rebuilt
men working on details of building - painting
September 6A
14 "Spiro's Back" -football practice September 6A
15 "New Lion Cub at the Zoo"
cute lion club in cage -cub being playful
September 6A
16 "Ah-Coo" - weeds, person sneezing into handkerchief September 6A
17 "Girl Pleads for Parole"
well dress woman outside
September 6A
18 "Traffic on Street"
armored car; limos
September 6A
19 "Family Evicted"
7 kids, girl feeding baby, belongings on the street
September 6A
20 "Assessment"
well dressed men and women
September 6A
21 Crabs on Increase - Buckets full of crabs
Mayor D'Alesandro eating with another person
September 6A
22 "Hopkins Squad" - football
coaching directing practice
September 6A
23 "Veteran Goes Berserk and Kills a Man"
man in hospital bed
September 6A
24 "Locomotives for Brazil" September 6A
25 "First Oysters Arrive from Sho' "
boats with lots of oysters
September 6A
1 pranksters Burn Cross Near Towson - slightly burnt cross intersection of country streets September 6B
2 person in 18th century costume walking on rocks, visiting all war memorials September 6B
3 "Old Joe Marks 50th Year at YMCA"
man behind desk giving out towel and key
man looking thru index cards
September 6B
4 "Baby Aoudad at Zoo"
some kind of animal resembling a goat
September 6B
5 "Crowd, Band Welcome Colts at Airport"
plane pulls up, players signing autographs, WELCOME HOME COLTS sign
September 6B
6 Over a 1000 Register for McCoy Night Classes
line of people; kid reading boy
September 6B
7 "Pikesville Antique Show"
2 women showing antiques
September 6B
8 "Reid Wins Maryland Qualifying Senior Round -
golf; man with trophy; 4 men walking on green toward camera
September 6B
9 "Baby Water Buffalo at Zoo" - man struggling to hold animal; animal w/ mother September 6B
10 "Truck Overturns on Route 40"
truck on its side in grass; people gathered around to see
September 6B
11 "Time Change Due Sunday"
clocks
September 6B
12 "Colts Work out under Driskill"
football practice
September 6B
13 "Medalist Eliminated in Senior Golf Tourney" September 6B
14 "Laurel Prepares for Tourney"
horses; pre-race cantor to start, practice run out of gates, horse galloping around track
September 6B
15 "St. Joe's Swarms ______"
football game; crowd clapping
September 6B
1 Car accident with utility pole October 7
2 "Visitors at Academy"
Navy officers - WS marching soldiers
October 7
3 "Armed School at Meade"
footage of some kind of military school/training ground soldiers learning/ doing drills
October 7
4 "Irish Arrive"
Refers to Notre Dame Irish since the footage is of football players lined up in front of a train - not in uniform
October 7
5 "Shoeshine Girl Works for Polio Drive"
woman shining shoes
October 7
6 "B & A Train Collides with Track"
front of truck crashed with train - people around evaluating situation
October 7
7 "Mayor Sees Himself"
D'Alesandro is presented a portrait of himself
October 7
8 "Northwest Plane on Runway"
mechanic fixing a plane
October 7
9 "City Beats Southern" - football game October 7
10 "U.S. Sailors Whale Boat" - crew race in canoe-like boats October 7
11 "Community Fund Drive Opened" (includes D'Alesandro, Jr.) October 7
12 "Vaudeville Returns to the City"
puppets, tap dancers
October 7
13 "Poly Novice Captures Title"
Cross-country race
October 7
14 Mayor D'Alesandro trying on hats October 7
15 "Sidewalk Supervision"
construction of sidewalk
October 7
16 "Flower Show at Art Museum"
women in fancy hats looking at flowers indoors
October 7
1 "Nuns Giving Out Candy" - little girl eats large candy cane October 8A
2 "State Teachers Convene" - Schofold Sworn in
Man being sworn in by mayor
October 8A
3 "Martin Tests New Jet Bomber" - jet bomber on the ground October 8A
4 "Lumber Truck Tips over" October 8A
5 "Middies Hold Review for Brazilians October 8A
6 three small children at the zoo October 8A
7 "Hospital Clinic Dedicated" - construction site and dedication October 8A
8 "City Harriers Win Test" - cross-country race
one of competitors collapses at finish
October 8A
9 "New Chimp Takes at the Zoo" - chimp eating a banana, drinking from glass soda bottle, chimp tying shoe October 8A
10 "St. Joe Downs City" - football game October 8A
11 "Armored School at Meade" October 8A
12 "Jays Trounce Cath U" - football October 8A
13 "Mrs. Dimarco Foils Store Robbery" October 8A
14 "Forgotten Vessels" - large vessels that appear abandoned except for some stray dogs October 8A
15 "New Beasts at Zoo" - some kind of furry animal October 8A
16 "Scrap Basket" - ships; CU pipes October 8A
17 "Pimlico Opens" - horses, spectators, start of race, scoreboard October 8A
18 "Youngsters Vote in School Election - kids going in and out of voting machines October 8A
19 "Hornets Trim Colts" - football October 8A
20 "Baby Festival" - babies, baby crying, mother with baby October 8A
21 Zoo - lions at zoo October 8A
1 "Missing Boy Found Dead"
photo of boy; police searching woods at night
October 8B
2 "Navy Defeats Duke"
football; Navy spectators cheering; Mascots on sideline
October 8B
3 Arabbers - horses pulling carts on city street October 8B
4 "Baltimorean Hits $16,500 in TV Jackpot"
man with family standing near TV
October 8B
5 "Clean up Campaigns Begin Anew"
large group of school children
society ladies on hand watching
October 8B
6 "Lawyers - Judges Hold Outing"
baseball/softball game in park
October 8B
7 "Cigars by Hand"
Man rolling a cigar than smoking it
October 8B
8 "Cornerstone Laid for Hospital"
crowd gathered as 1949 cornerstone is placed in brick wall
October 8B
9 "City Observes Columbus Day"
black man playing tuba; Washington Monument
October 8B
10 "Loyola Trims McDonough" - football highlights October 8B
11 "Open Golf Tourney Underway" - older man teeing off; 3 men watching October 8B
12 "Fire Hits Redwood Street Building"
smoke, fireman; shot of WMAR camera
October 8B
13 "Here's How" - shots of ditches being dug on back street October 8B
14 "New York Man wins Drama Prize"
Man and woman walking around Washington Monument park in Baltimore, taking photos sitting on bench
October 8B
15 "Mayor Receives Israeli Flag"
Mayor unwrapping and then holding up Israeli flag (flag was only few years old at that time)
October 8B
16 "Airport Inspection" - plane on runway October 8B
17 "State Police Graduation" - people walking, people podium speaking October 8B
18 "Zoo Acquires new Snakes" - man holding two snakes October 8B
1 Parade November 10-A
2 Dog stands watch over dead pal November 10-A
3 200 here for field Hockey tourney November 10-A
4 Poly captures South Atlantic harrier honors November 10-A
5 Canary breeders hold Annual Show November 10-A
6 Parade - Military November 10-A
7 Auto kills deer in street November 10-A
8 New wacs sworn in November 10-A
9 Toys and trees herald Christmas November 10-A
10 Police holds tests for Chauffeurs November 10-A
11 Christmas decorations going up November 10-A
12 Students tour slums November 10-A
13 Polish D.P. at library November 10-A
14 Meeting (Includes T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) November 10-A
15 Meet Miss City - Poly November 10-A
16 Garland named "Man of the Year" (Including T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) November 10-A
17 St. Andrews Society holds annual dinner (including T. D'Alesdandro, Jr.) November 10-A
18 General Collins addresses USO Campaign rally (includes T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) November 10-A
19 Fire November 10-A
20 6 Alarm fire hits Bay Line pier November 10-A
1 New treatment said.to stop tooth decay November 10-B
2 New school site dedicated (including T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) November 10-B
3 Truck Collides with car, Hits porch November 10-B
4 Patterson Park creche November 10-B
5 State Police Use signs for walkers November 10-B
6 R.R. Engineers gets medal November 10-B
7 Police Play Santa Clause November 10-B
8 Yule tree raised in plaza November 10-B
9 News features of 1949: Tis Spring (lambs)    
10 News features of 1949: Firehouse monkeyshines (monkey at firehouse) November 10-B
11 News features of 1949: Mt. Vernon Place puts on paper hat November 10-B
12 News features of 1949: Annapolis celebrates (parade) November 10-B
13 News features of 1949: Water ski tourney at Martin's November 10-B
14 News features of 1949: Kinkajou plays at zoo November 10-B
15 News features of 1949: Annapolis celebrates (parade) November 10-B
16 Fox hunt - junior grade November 10-B
17 U. of M. Stadium work continues November 10-B
18 Yule greens judged November 10-B
19 Uplands holds Christmas Party November 10-B
20 Martin's sells chemical Unit to U. S. Rubber November 10-B
21 Drug firm doll show November 10-B
22 Mayor (T.D'Alesdanro, Jr.) injured in auto crash November 10-B
23 Three die in Lanvale Street fire November 10-B
24 2 Alarm blaze on Baltimore Street November 10-B
1 McDonough Cadets Swamp Gilman November 11-A
2 Estimates Board View Research on Dogs November 11-A
3 Traffic Tie-up on Hanover Street November 11-A
4 Arm of St. Francis Shown Here November 11-A
5 Hebrew Scrolls on Exhibit at St. Walter's November 11-A
6 Youngsters Crowd Shrine Circus November 11-A
7 Future Citizens Visit Historical Flag House November 11-A
8 Young Girl Apparently Amnesia Victim November 11-A
9 Benefit Auction Scheduled for Saturday November 11-A
10 Indian Dignitary Visits City November 11-A
11 Costly Hens Displayed at Trade Show November 11-A
12 Livestock Show November 11-A
13 ECA Group Visits City November 11-A
14 Mayor Breaks Ground for New Pool November 11-A
15 Two Lion Cubs on Meat Diet November 11-A
16 Poly Harriers Tie in Meet November 11-A
17 Shrine Circus Comes to Town November 11-A
18 Sheep Dogs Judged at Timonium November 11-A
19 Champ Bull Checks In November 11-A
20 Western Maryland Trounces Days (?) November 11-A
21 Kids Day Held at Stadium November 11-A
22 Mayor Buys First Sheets of Seals November 11-A
23 Wedgewood China Being Exhibited at Museum November 11-A
24 Loyola Beats Calvert Hall November 11-A
25 4 Injured in 2 Car Collision November 11-A
26 Old Forts in City November 11-A
27 UN Delegate Visits Here November 11-A
28 Bandit Gets $21 in Holdup November 11-A
29 City Trims Poly 26-6 November 11-A
30 Middies Leave for Army Game November 11-A
31 General Hayes Dies at 62 November 11-A
32 Benefit Auction Continued at Firehouse November 11-A
33 Louis Primas and Harmonicats Here November 11-A
34 State Officials November 11-A
1 Gold Star Mothers Honor Navy Dead

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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2 Work Begins to Raise Sunken Tug

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
3 University of Maryland Homecoming

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
4 New Ship Arrives Here

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
5 Group Asks Passage of Health Loan

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
6 Perpetual Motion

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
7 29th Vets Plan to Rebuild Temple

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
8 P . T .A. Convention Opens Here

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
9 Walkover for Citation

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
10 4-H Leaders Depart for Chicago

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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11 Police Commended

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
12 Local Women Split Hockey Tests

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
13 Tanker Launched

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
14 Navy Celebrates

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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15 Livestock Shown at Timonium

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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16 Pat 0 'Brien Appears Here

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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17 Military swearing in ceremony

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12
18 Smith Grave Desecrated

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19 A field full of turkeys

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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20 New Machines for Market Cleanup

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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21 Students See Voting Operations

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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22 Gilman Ties McDonough

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

12
23 Puzzles From Bailing Wire

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24 Mayor Holds Open House

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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25 Hibernian Group Fetes Civics Leader

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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26 Steinmetz Wins Sketch Contest

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27 New Python Makes Bow at Zoo

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28 Colts Drill for Crucial Buffalo Tilt

Oct-Dec:Week in Review

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1 Council Gets Twin Dog Resolutions December 13A
2 Postmaster Urges Early Mailings December 13A
3 Largest Turkey Crop Yet December 13A
4 Boy, 6, Ready for Bandit's Return December 13A
5 Christmas Mail Rush in Full Swing December 13A
6 Sydenham Hospital to Close December 13A
7 Miss Bevins to Join Marin Corps December 13A
8 Students to Repair Toy for Christmas December 13A
9 Miss Simpson Installed as Secretary December 13A
10 Women's Lounge Opened in Men's Club December 13A
11 Radar Added to Harbor Facilities December 13A
12 Car Plummets Into Jones Falls December 13A
13 Miss Brown Gets Bid for Governor December 13A
14 Carrier, 15, Fired at in Bandit Case December 13A
15 Flag House Trash to be Moved December 13A
16 Sailor to be Home for Yule December 13A
17 Aid Sent to Shallmar December 13A
18 Christmas Trees Arrive December 13A
19 Kindergarten Carolers December 13A
20 Post Office Records Record Volume December 13A
21 Frozen Christmas Tree December 13A
22 Mercy Hospital Creche December 13A
23 Santa Uses Modern Transportation December 13A
24 State Workers Carol Group December 13A
25 Woe is the Yule Shopper December 13A
26 Council Passes Dog Resolution December 13A
27 Mayor Breaks Ground for New Baths December 13A
1 Unknown group of men December 13B
2 Trolley jumps track December 13B
3 Santa-Heim attracts Visitors December 13B
4 Mr. Claus has North Avenue house December 13B
5 Minor draft sessions completed December 13B
6 New stadium name now official (Babe Ruth Stadium) December 13B
7 Baseball convention in Baltimore December 13B
8 Triplet girls born in Baltimore December 13B
9 Reserve Unit gets new tanks December 13B
10 Brown captures Cross Country event December 13B
11 Casey Stengel speaks at Ad Club luncheon December 13B
12 Baseball men hold banquet December 13B
13 Franklin Street Cut-off opened (T. D'Alesanrdo, Jr December 13B
14 South African Craft in harbor (Small sailboat) December 13B
15 Mt. Vernon Place Christmas tree goes up December 13B
16 Local Red Cross hears General Marshall December 13B
17 The Baltimore Bullets (basketball) December 13B
18 Housing Police decorated (by, T . D'Alesandro, Jr.) December 13B
19 Babe Ruth stadium sign comes down December 13B
20 Car plunges into lake December 13B
21 Work begins on harness track December 13B
22 Navy cagers in 1st flight from Friendship December 13B
23 Bat makers display old sluggers December 13B
24 Christmas shopping (downtown) December 13B
25 New boon to sidewalk superintendent watching construction thru T.V.screen December 13B
26 Meet Buddy -Player/Coach (Jeanette?) December 13B
27 Christmas tree and decorations sale December 13B