Browse Items (54 total)

William Faush discusses his start in radio at WBCO in Bessemer

William Faush head shot.jpg
Black and white photograph portrait of William Faush, depicted with eyes closed and hands held together in prayer. On photograph, an inscription, "May God Bless You / Scrapbook Readers / 'Faush'," in black marker.

Don Solomon discusses WVOK and Leroy Garrett.

Don Solomon discusses Leroy Garrett and the advent of Black Radio in Birmingham, Alabama.

1949-Heavenly Four WVOK Oct. 1949.jpg
A black and white group portrait of The Heavenly Four Gospel Quartet with their manager, Leroy Garrett.

Ben Alexander discusses the history of WEDR

Conversation with Ben Alexander regarding the history of broadcasting in Birmingham.

1950-Ben Alexander-WEDR .jpg
Black and white photograph of Ben Alexander in the studio at WEDR, clipped from a newspaper or magazine.

Tags: ,

Jesse Champion discusses the Grand Terrace in Bessemer and remote broadcasting in early Black radio.

Jesse Champion discusses early broadcast history and his start in Black radio.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2