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  • Tags: Atomic Boogie Hour

b1f35a - New Age Herald radio log from 2-23-1947.jpg
"This is box number 1, number 35. Radio logs from February 23, April 27th, April 28th and April 29th of 1947. Which now shows five radio stations in the market WTNB being the new addition from 1490. Does not appear that they were carrying black…

b1f33a - Original of Bob Umbach.jpg
"This is box 1 folder 33, which is an 8x10 and a copy of the 8x10 of Bob Umbach, the broadcaster of the Atomic Boogie Hour. Any information about Bob, his dates of birth and passing may be in the interview with his daughter, which we have an…

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…

1960-Shelley Stewart-WENN.jpg
Shelley Stewart, pioneer Birmingham disc jockey and announcer, reflects on his career in Birmingham radio beginning with WBCO and WEDR in 1952, then WENN, then WJLD, then WENN, then part owner of WATV. Retired from radio in 1999.

Bob Umbach, WJLD Spelling Bee, 1950
Nancy Hodges, daughter of Bob Umbach, famous Bessemer and Birmingham radio pioneer; her very early recollections of her dad before he and his wife were divorced.

Bob Umbach, 1946-1953, WJLD, Bessemer/Birmingham Announcer, originator Atomic Boogie…
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