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b1f30a - New Age Herald radio log 4-1-1946.jpg
"Box 1 number 30.These are a series of radio log copies from the Birmingham Library microfiche files from 1946, probably from the Birmingham New Age Herald. And 1946 was the beginning of the Atomic Boogie Hour at WJLD and that was very very…

b1f29a - Sterling Jubilees of Birmingham Alabama.jpg
"Ok this is box 1 folder 29 from 1946. A picture given to us by one of the family members of the Sterling Jubilee Singers, which we approximate to be that old. They were an old group in this town. Their dress-wear certainly leads us to believe that…

b1f28a - Blevins Aggregation with AG Gaston.jpg
"Ok this is box 1 folder 28. It contains a number of pictures of the Blevins Aggregation broadcasting on WSGN along with a partial biography called “The Big Story” by Christine Stewart, which describes part of William Blevins’s history. And William…

b1f27 - Jan 2, 1945 Bessemer City Council minutes.jpg
"Box 1 number 27 is a copy of the minutes from the Bessemer City Council leasing space to WJLD for a studio space in their building. They were on the 3rd floor and the meeting took place in January, January 2, 1945. WJLD spent 2 years in these…

b1f26a - Post Herald clip March 36, 1945 001.jpg
"Next is box 1 number 26, which contains various New Age Herald clipping copies from 1945 describing radio programming of the period including WJLD. The significance here was the 5:45 mention of "WJLD Black & Tan fantasy will feature sepia stylists…

b1f25a - Bill Terry to Ben Franklin 12-20-1945.jpg
"This is box 1 number 25, which is from 1945, which is also a coverage map of WJLD when it was 250 watts. It was printed on the back of WJLD stationary dated December 20, 1945, which was a letter to Ben Franklin who was the engineer at the time from…

b1f24a - radlog  3-27-1945.jpg
"This is box 1 number 24, which is a series of radio logs from 1945 microfiched from the Birmingham Library archives. and which included the first radio log listing for WJLD on March 27, 1945. Not sure of all the publications but b1f24b is definitely…

b1f23 Radio Center  Dec 8, 1945.jpg
"This is box 1 number 23, which is a clipping from the Birmingham News we approximate of December 8, 1945, which begins to talk about WJLD’s receiving an fm license and they will construct a facility on Red Mountain and this is the discussion of the…

b1f22a Kelley Choral Singers.jpg
"Next is box 1 number 22, which is a picture of the Kelly Choral Singers and we have Norman Wooding Jr and William McKinstrey who later went on to broadcast at WJLD, and this from 1944, the back of the picture describes a great deal of the history…
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