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  • Tags: Birmingham World

b3f17a - Bham World - Roberta Roland passing - Aug 5, 1955.jpg
"In Folder 17, we have the obituary of Ms, Roberta Roland, a gospel radio announcer, promoter and active in the Birmingham community. Several people recollected her taking food to the poor or picking people up and taking them places. Rev. Don…

b2f19a - Eddie Cleanhead Vinson ad in Bham World  4-7-1950.jpg
"We are now up to folder 19. I obtained this from microfiche from the Birmingham World. It is dated April 7, 1950. Eddie “Clean Head” Vincent coming to town in April of 1950, again. Also sponsored by the same folks Epps, the North Temple Record Bar,…

b2f7a - Louis Jordan contract at Madison Night Spot - 9-24-1950.jpg
"Moving right along to folder 7, which is a contract that we got also we found this, I believe, from the Birmingham World when they were open. They closed a while ago. These are actual contracts, or copies of contracts, from the Madison Night Club in…

b2f6a - Ben Alexander on the air at WEDR 1220 - 1950.jpg
"Here’s another picture that was sent from Ben Alexander, which actually has a picture of Ben Alexander. It’s number 6, folder 6. We are now looking at 2 copies sent to us from Ben Alexander. We’re not sure exactly where this came from. Now it is…

b2f3a - Black Barons ad in Birmingham World - 4-25-1950.jpg
"Folder 3 is a clipping from the Birmingham World dated April 25, 1950 again microfiche from their archives from the Birmingham library advertising the Black Barons at Rickwood Field for a double header playing the Chicago American Giants and then…

b2f2a - Birmingham World ad for Buddy Johnson  3-21-1950.jpg
"Moving along to folder number 2 is a clipping of microfiche that came out of the Birmingham World archives in the public library in Birmingham with a picture of Buddy Johnson coming to the city auditorium on March 24 unfortunately, or is there a…

b1f46a - Golden Gates at Birmingham Theater 4-23-1948.jpg
"OK moving to box 1 number 46 are a number of clippings from the Birmingham World newspaper from 1948. They describe many activities going on in the city of Birmingham. Some commentary can be seen on national issues as well. Various advertisements…
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