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b3f37a - Eddie Castleberry at WMBM Miami - 1956.jpg
"We’re now up to folder 37 which is a picture of Eddie Castleberry back in 1956 at WMBM in Miami with his 45s. He's left Birmingham and he's not coming back. When I talked to Eddie, he mentioned that he liked to play the Clovers, and it’s obvious…

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…

b2f46a - a WEDR remote - see description  1953.jpg
"We’re now on folder 46. It is a social gathering; I’m not sure where the social gathering is taking place. Front and center is Eddie Castleberry surrounded by a group of women. Also, another gentleman to Eddie’s left, or picture right, is, I…

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…

Esau Thompson, 1957, Ebony Magazine
Lydia Thompson (b. Feb 3, 1940, d. Sep 20, 1996), Perry “Tiger” Thompson’s (b. 1908, d. Apr 26, 1973) daughter, part three of three interviews. Bob Friedman visited Ms. Thompson at her home in Bessemer. Lydia continues to reflect on her family and…

Perry "Tiger" Thompson with the Sterling Jubiliees, also known as the CIO Singers, 1954
Lydia Thompson (b. Feb 3, 1940, d. Sep 20, 1996), eldest daughter of Perry “Tiger” Thompson (b. 1908, d. Apr 26, 1973), interviewed by telephone over two days regarding Tiger’s history. Ms. Thompson was at home in Bessemer during the call. Tiger…

Castleberry at WEDR 1953.jpg
Eddie Castleberry (b.Jul 28, 1928, d.Jan 23, 2009), veteran Birmingham broadcaster, interviewed at his home in New York City by phone by Bob Friedman on Jan 3, 1997

Eddie Castleberry-Gary Richardson 1992.jpg
Eddie Castleberry (b.Jul 28, 1928, d.Jan 23, 2009), pioneer Birmingham broadcaster beginning his radio career in 1950 with WEDR Birmingham. Interviewed in the WJLD studios.
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