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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Reflections on Deacon Richmond Davis, from his daughter Ophelia George

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Ms Ophelia Davis George (b. Nov 9, 1929, d. Mar 25, 2005), daughter of gospel broadcaster Deacon Richmond Davis (b. abt 1904, d. abt 1967). Davis…

Manuel Fitch, Oral History

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Manuel Fitch (MF) – long time gospel announcer currently on WJLD Radio AM 1400 and 94.1 FM, on Saturday mornings from 6-8AM. Manuel began working in…

Lee Bell Johnson, Oral History

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Lee Bell Johnson (LBJ) – gospel singer, story teller, performer, born December 7, 1934 in Demopolis, Alabama, Marengo County – recounts her early…