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Rev Fred 2002.jpg
Rev. Fred Lee Shuttlesworth (b. March 18, 1922; d. October 5, 2011) – Rev. Shuttlesworth, a Birmingham Baptist Minister and Pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham from 1953 to 1961. He was the founder of the Alabama Christian Movement for…

b8f62a - Darleen, WJLD receptionist - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 62: "Folder 62 contains a picture of Darlene Douglas at the front desk. She was WJLD receptionist in 1989 and also, responsible for traffic, or continuity, typing up of logs with commercial breaks, for the announcers."

b8f61a - fan letter to Bobby D - June 26, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 61: "Moving along to 61, folder 61 is a fan letter to me, Bob Friedman (aka Bobby D) regarding the Doo-wop Shop, by Forest Sims, and he took great pains to write me. It’s all in print. Even though it was… this show was aired from 10:30…

b8f60a - two WJLD bumper stickers - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 61: "We are now up to folder 61. Number 61 from 1989 contains a couple of bumper stickers from 1989. The backs are the sponsors that paid for the bumper stickers. Also, a picture of Darleen, I can’t remember Darleen’s last name, who was…

b8f59a - Jack the Rapper cover - MLK Rememberance - Jan 11, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 59: "Moving along to folder 60 is a piece from… anyways…. Alright and this is… this has a two copies as well as the original issue of Jack the Rapper. This came out in January 11, 1989, Issue #666, America’s oldest largest circulated…

b8f58a - Celebrating Erskine Faush's careers - July 14, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 58: "This contains a 27 page folder produced for a celebration held in Erskine Faush's honor celebrating his radio career on July 14, 1989. It contains lots of commendations from people around the city. It also lists the staff in 1989 of…

b8f57a - Bham News article on Erskine Faush - July 14, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 57: "Alright, we’re moving along now to 57. Folder 57, We have a clipping in two parts from the Birmingham News, July 14, 1989, an interview with Erskine Faush. And a lot of good history here. He’s in the studio at WATV and much can be…

b8f56a - BB King Blues Hour line-up - Dec 16, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 56: "OK, Folder 56 is a sample of the B.B. King Blues Hour. This was a program that B.B. King produced or that he was the jock on but I’m sure he had help producing it at the time. In 1989, a series of shows that were delivered by long…

b8f55a - Cover of May 4, 1989 Bham Times Show Time mag.jpg
Box 8 Folder 55: "We’re now at 55. Folder 55 is a piece, is the Showtime section of the Birmingham Times from May 4, 1989 which talks about all kinds of night life and mentions WJLD. “A couple of years ago Sheryl Hunter won the Budweiser Showdown,…

b8f54a - Bham Times on Little Howard Scott - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 54: "Moving along to folder 54 is a copy of a clipping from December 7, 1989 about the 45th Anniversary of Reverend Howard Scott, Little Howard Scott, being on the air. This probably from the Birmingham Times as well. Little Howard…
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