Chronicling the History of Black Radio in Birmingham since the mid 1930's. Check back often, as we digitize more of the collection and make it available online.
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Perry "Tiger" Thompson, WJLD and Clipping, "WJLD is a Negro Station"
Box 3 Folder 6: "Moving right along to number 6, folder 6 is a picture of Perry "Tiger" Thompson at the WJLD mike we figure from 1954. Apparently Ben…
Oral History Collection
A collection of sound files, transcribed oral interviews, and images documenting Black radio in Birmingham, Alabama. Please click the link below.
Black Women in Radio
At the mike and behind the scenes, Black women have been in Black radio from the start. Roberta Roland was...