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b3f18a - December 1955 line-up at WMBM Miami 001.jpg
"Moving right along to folder 18. This is WMBM Miami program schedule for December of 1955, which lists Eddie Castleberry and some other people who are on MBM. "Set volumes go up when Ed comes on." We have it because Eddie Castleberry was there and…

b2f51a - Zack - Rac'm Back - Allen - 1953.jpg
"We are now at folder 51. It is a picture donated by Zack Allan who had a brief history with WJLD back in the ‘50s, would have been around ‘53. He was at the station when Roy Wood Sr. was at the station for a brief period of time. From December of…

b2f48a - Bob Umbach, possibly at WMBM, Miami - 1953.jpg
"This is folder 48. This is a promo picture of Bob Umbach which was sent to me I believe by his daughter but I’m not sure. This is when he was at WMBM, this is not at WJLD. This would have been around ‘53 and here he is pouring some milk into, I…

1946-Bob Umbach .jpg
Tommy Cox, a WJLD listener interviewed about Bob Umbach, WJLD Radio Announcer and originator of the Atomic Boogie Hour in 1946. Tommy began listening to Bob Umbach in 1949. Tommy called Bob Friedman in 2005 letting him know he had a Rhythm and Blues…

b2f25a - WBCO and WEDR lineup - 4-1-1952.jpg
"This folder from 1952, April 1, 1952, a Tuesday, and this one from April 10; there’s two actually. Wait a minute, they’re both from April 1, 1952; that’s just shmutz. And what these do... they list the radio stations, not clear whether they were…

b2f13a - Roy Wood - in the 1950's.jpg
"Moving to folder 13 is a picture from 1950 of Roy Wood Sr. who, this was from July 1950 we approximate, which may have been from his confirmation. Donated by Roy to me. That would have placed him down here. No that would have placed him probably in…

b2f11a - Bob Umbach at the Frolic Theater spelling bee - 1950.jpg
"Now here’s another couple of pictures from the same set. All the kids are drinking out of the bottles. You can tell its warm from one of those kids sweating like crazy under his arms. Bob Umbach is here again, but this is a different time; he’s…

b2f10a - another AG Gaston event with Bob Umbach - 1950.jpg
"Moving right along to folder 10. Again pictures from the spelling bees. Here we have some identification, including confirmation that it is at the Frolic Theater, which was on 4th Avenue between 17th and 18th Street. Nathaniel Jemison was the agency…

b2f8a - children on the Frolic Theater stage with WJLD mic- 1950.jpg
"We’re now on folder 8. Folder 8 is a picture again from 1950 with Bob Umbach working with 3 little kids, a whole stage full of kids. This, we believe is at, is either at L.R. Hall or the Frolic Theater we’re not sure which one. It is a spelling bee…

b1f49a - Post Herald radio log Pt 1  9-10-1949.jpg
"This is box number 1, folder 49, which is various radio logs from 1949, which now include WVOK, WKAX, and WEDR. It may be the first time that WEDR gets notated in the radio logs. This from September 19, 1949 with WEDR going on the air for the first…
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