I wrote about the 78 LP record in my cousin Bruce’s possession in an earlier post. He sent me a digital file of the recording last night. I’ve since cleaned it up a bit to remove the clicks and some of the scratchiness of the recording.
The recording of a radio broadcast on October 29, 1949 includes Mr. Swart and another member of the Oklahoma Farmers Union Board of Directors from Enid.
Herman Swart died in July of 1962, six months before my father was born. Last night was the first time for my dad and I to ever hear Herman’s voice. It was quite exhilarating!