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  • Tags: A. G. Gaston

b7f6a - WENN walk-out - Bhm News Feb 13, 1976.jpg
Box 7 Folder 6: "And we’re up to Folder 6 which is an article the Birmingham News, from February 13th of 1976. “Blacks strike after white exec fired.” Now shortly after A.G. Gaston purchased WENN radio, what he decided he’d do is to fire Joe Lackey…

b7f5a - Epstein-Gaston-McKinstry at LR Hall - 1975.jpg
Box 7 Folder 5: "Three giants of radio and gospel promotion: (l-r) Taft Epstein, owner of two clothing stores in Birmingham, well known for his gospel concert sponsorship, helping produce the popular church fans of the 1960's and 70's, with the…

b7f3a - WENN stationary - 1976.jpg
Box 7 Folder 3: "Here we are at folder 3 which is a copy of the WENN AM and FM stationary from 1976, when the Gaston purchased WENN...we approximate date for the stationary again. Again, it lists Dr. A.G. Gaston as Chairman of the Board of the…

b7f2a- FCC renews WJLD and WENN licenses- 1975.jpg
Box 7 Folder 2: "Ok, here we are on folder 2. A clipping from the Birmingham Post Herald of December 16, 1975 indicating that both WENN radio and WENN FM under their new owner, the Booker T. Washington Broadcasting Company, so were awarded licenses…

b5f14a - 1967 Buyers Guide.jpg
Box 5 Folder 14: "Folder 14 contains two 21 page WJLD Big D Radio 1967 buyers’ guides. They are individually numbered because they were contests as well. Inside are pictures of numerous WJLD disc jockeys along with WJLD's (at that time) 25 year…

b2f12a - AG Gaston presenting a prize at the Frolic - 1950.jpg
Box 2 Folder 12: "We are on picture number 12, and there’s A.G. himself awarding a prize. The youngster doesn’t look thrilled, maybe he didn’t win first prize. Looks like he got a lunchbox; he didn’t win the Schwinn, but it B’s that way sometimes. In…

b1f28a - Blevins Aggregation with AG Gaston.jpg
Box 1 Folder 28: "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…

b1f16a.jpg
Box 1 Folder 16: "This is box 1 number 16 from 1943, various pictures describing the Camp Meeting Choir we think to the best of our knowledge they were from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. They are most likely from copies of pictures from the A.G.…

Don Solomon head shot.jpg
Rev. Don Solomon (b.Feb 13, 1932, d. Dec 14, 2017) Pastor for many years of the Lily Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and worked closely for years with UAB’s School of Public Health founding Congregations for Public Health.…
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