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b8f59a - Jack the Rapper cover - MLK Rememberance - Jan 11, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 59: "Moving along to folder 60 is a piece from… anyways…. Alright and this is… this has a two copies as well as the original issue of Jack the Rapper. This came out in January 11, 1989, Issue #666, America’s oldest largest circulated…

b7f21a - Shelly - The Black Pope - Pope - WJLD 1978.jpg
Box 7 Folder 21: "Moving along to folder 21 are three pictures of Shelley Pope, two headshots, and one of him rising above the city skyline. We project both to be around 1978. Shelley Pope was known as the Black Pope and was a very colorful figure in…

b6f26a - receipt for electronic components - Nov 22, 1972.jpg
Box 6 Folder 26: "This is folder 26, dated November 22, 1972 is… rather, there’s a receipt in there dated November 22, 1972, which is just purchasing something from the Electronic Supply House in Birmingham for WJLD. Looks like Ben Franklin purchased…

b6f24a - hourly billing, schematics, probably from Ben Franklin - Nov 72-Jan 73.jpg
Box 6 Folder 24: "And we move along to folder 24. This is just a guess but I could be wrong. But it’s dated from November 14, 1972 through January 17, 1973, and it looks like what an engineer would make a list of the things that they had done on a…

b6f23a - WBUL first sign on - Nov 9, 1972.jpg
Box 6 Folder 23: "This is folder 23 and it’s a WBUL sign on and of course they… its interesting because when WAYE was created they simply just changed the language from BUL to AYE and it just announces… it’s a good morning announcement. It’s a sign…

b6f18a - ARB sheets for 10-26 = 11-15 1972.jpg
Box 6 Folder 18: "Ok, this is folder 18, and what it is is rating sheets, one for May of 1972. Well, they’re both for May of 1972. One for Monday through Sunday and one for Saturday, for 3 to 7 on Saturday. Saturday and Sunday. One’s weekends and…

b5f11a - WJLD script for Jay Cee Men Shop - 1967.jpg
Box 5 Folder 11: "Folder 11 from 1967, September 25th of 1967, is a text of a WJLD copy sheet commercial for Jay Cee Men’s Shop in Birmingham. WJLD commercial copy sheet. From WJLD files. Authorized by someone named Wald...the salesman?"

b5f1a - 109 N 19th Street entrance far right - 1967.jpg
Box 5 Folder 1: "Ok, this is box 5, folder 1, pictures of the entrance, just barely, to the WJLD studios at 109 North 19th Street. The entrance is in the lower right hand corner and that’s the building. We just happen to have a picture that showed…

b4f50a - Letter from Joan Crawford to Otis Dodge - 1966.jpg
Box 4 Folder 50: "All right, folder 50 dated 1966, this a letter from Joan Crawford, from London, England, writing to Otis Dodge, thanking him for making a press conference for her very successful in Birmingham. “Bless you and happy Thanksgiving to…

b4f27a - Music Memories and Jazz Report V4 #2 - 1964.jpg
Box 4 Folder 27: "Moving along, we are at folder 27 which is a 39 page 6" x 8" booklet entitled Music Memories and Jazz Report, Vol 4, No. 2, and published in Birmingham. Volume 4 would mean they began in 1961. We don’t know who they were but they…
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