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b8f34a - two WJLD Gospel Caravan programs (f-b) - 1985.jpg
Box 8 Folder 34: "Ok, we’re moving along to folder 34. Did I… oh, ok. Folder 34 is from WJLD September 18th and October 16th in 1985. Little folders. The September 18th one announces a Good Gospel Music Caravan at the Abyssinia Missionary Baptist…

b6f2a -Gatemouth Moore's business card - 1970.jpg
Box 6 Folder 2: "Ok, we’re redoing box 6, folder…. So we’re on box 6, folder 2, which contains a business card from Reverend Dwight Gatemouth Moore, who, of course, was a great blues singer and gospel singer and who worked at WEDR and WJLD over the…

b5f9a - Willie McKinstry at WJLD - 1967.jpg
Box 5 Folder 9: "This is folder 9 and, again from ’67, Willie McKinstry striking a pose. WJLD. The only radio station he was ever at, (except for a 1939 stint at WHMA, Anniston) ...again from the Chris McNair Studios. As with a few of the pioneers, I…

b4f15a - Little Howard Scott at WJLD - 1962.jpg
Box 4 Folder 15: "Folder 15 is a head shot and promo piece for Little Howard Scott, a gospel announcer at WJLD. His program predated Leciel Hubbard's Ministry Outreach Broadcast, so shared Gary Richardson of WJLD. Scott's obituary segment on Al.com…

b4f2a - Ensley Jubilee Singers - 1960's.jpg
Box 4 Folder 2: "Box 4 folder 2 is a copy of a photo of the Ensley Jubilees, a local gospel quartet, including a second sheet that describes who’s who in the picture, from about 1960. Copied from Doug Seroff’s pamphlet."

b3f54a - Obituary for Gospel Promoter William Pope - Dec 9, 1959.jpg
Box 3 Folder 54: "Folder 54 contains the obituary for William Pope, famous Gospel concert promoter during the 1940's and 50's in Birmingham. It was listed in the Birmingham World and his date of passing was December 9, 1959. I believe him to have…

b3f34a - W J Allen, gospel announcer at WEDR console - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 34: "This is folder 34, a picture of WJ Allen at the WEDR mike. He’s reading a WEDR release which is in front of him in a loose leaf book. And here’s where you see that little RCA 45 player. That player was produced in 1950. They were…

b2f27a - Gospel singers with Carlton Reese - 1952 Morrow.jpg
Box 2 Folder 27: "This is number 27, folder 27 dated 1952. This is a lot of gospel groups from Morrow’s Photo Studio collection, 5504 Avenue D in Fairfield. I visited Mr. Morrow at his house, and this is where I got all of these pictures. He had…

b2f26a - Roberta Martin Singers song book - 1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 26: "Okay moving right along to number 26 is a lovely booklet: Songs of the Roberta Martin Singers, Volume 2, from 1952 that came out of Solomon’s Bookstore on 529 8th Avenue North in Birmingham. We don’t know how long ago…this is Don…

b1f51a - Heavenly Four WVOK flyer  -  Oct, 1949.jpg
Box 1 Folder 51: "Folder 51, two pictures from 1949. Right? From 1949, pictures of the Heavenly Four Gospel Singers, Don Solomon’s group. An earlier picture and a newer picture with Robert, Don, Monroe, a Charles Brown and a James (?). They…
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