John Wisvari, Violin Player for Wheeling Musical Steelmakers

Identifier:
048547
Collection Number:
3470
Title:
John Wisvari, Violin Player for Wheeling Musical Steelmakers
Date:
Undated
Description:
The Wheeling Musical Steelmakers were a group that would regularly perform on the "It's Wheeling Steel" radio broadcast, created in 1936 by John L. Grimes who wanted to promote both Wheeling Steel Corporations products and their employees. John Wisvari's day job was a pipe-threader at the Benwood Works.
Subjects:
Musicians--West Virginia., Music.
Corporate Names:
It's Wheeling Steel (Radio program), Wheeling Steel Corporation.
Acquisition Source:
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation. Stoll, Richard E.
Acquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView