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  • Tags: Erskine Faush

b5f18a - page 1 of a WENN radio log - Wed, Nov 13, 1968.jpg
"Folder 18 is a program log from WENN radio from November 13, 1968 listing all the commercials including Tall Paul’s morning show which began at 6 in the morning. Very very famous DJ, woke everybody up with a cowbell. His signature is on the log and…

b4f18a - Erskine Faush favorite minister contest - 1963.jpg
"We’re up to number, folder number 18, which is a picture of Erskine Fausch in front of a tremendous amount of what look like magazines, but they could be postcards, a penny postcard campaign. From the early ‘60s, we’re saying 1963. A “my favorite…

b3f39a - Bham News radio and TV log - April 11, 1957.jpg
"This is a Birmingham News radio log from April 11, 1957. It lists 11 radio stations and 2 television stations. 6 and 13 were the TV stations. JLD had McKinstry. This is back in ‘57. Their radio logs had the previous evening's programming - in this…

b3f32a - Erskine Faush at the WBCO console - 1956.jpg
"Ok moving right along we are at folder 32. This is a picture of Erskine Faush at the WBCO mike. It’s interesting cause there is a picture, it almost looks like Stevie Wonder which is impossible, but I think who it is is Al Hibbler. It’s too blurred…

b3f20a - clip about education levels of WBCO staff - 1954.jpg
"Now this is a total mystery. It is a blow up of something I got from Ed McClure, Johnny Jive. He’s a veteran of World War II. I didn’t realize that. It lists Andrew Dawkins, Bruce Payne, Arthur Whatley, Erskine Fausch, and Laura Walker. It talks…

b2f40a - the WBCO staff inside the studio - 1952.jpg
"We are at folder 40. There are several copies of an original picture taken inside the WBCO studios in downtown Bessemer, which shows the staff (l-r) Garfield Grace, Honey Brown, Erskine Faush, Lora Walker, Fletcher Cobb, and Bruce Payne. The BBRM…

b2f38a - Birmingham Weekly and WBCO staff top half- 8-15-1952.jpg
"Ok, this is folder 38 and we’re looking at a large Xerox of the front page of the Birmingham Weekly Review, a black-owned newspaper by publisher Robert Durr, from August 16, 1952, which features the staff of WBCO in Bessemer when it was still in the…

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…

1979 - Paul in White Suit - head shot.jpg
Paul White (b. Aug. 16, 1936; d. Aug. 19, 2001) a classic discussion on WATV 900 AM Radio Birmingham, between two iconic Birmingham radio announcers. Paul White, commonly known as Tall Paul, and Shelly Stewart, known as Shelley the Playboy. Paul…

Bob and Brian 3-30-13.JPG
Interviewed on the air at WJLD. Author, “Radio and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the South” (University Press of Florida, 2004).
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