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  • Contributor is exactly "Jeff Hirschy"

1943 - WSGN WA Clark (L) w group and Deacon Davis (R).jpg
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 began his gospel broadcasting in Birmingham in 1939 on WBRC, forerunner of WERC (960 AM), and was…

W. A. Clark, Taft Epstein, and Deacon Richmond Davis
Alex Epstein (b. Jan 22, 2015, d. Apr 23, 2012), shares memories of his brother Taft Epstein (b. June 1, 1912, d. Nov 17, 1979), clothing store owner and sponsor for Black gospel radio programming and other events. Taft is seen here with early gospel…

RickUpshaw-headshot.jpg
Rick Upshaw remembers his early career at Birmingham radio stations in the late 1960’s. Discusses simulcasting between WJLD and WENN radio.
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