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b2f41a - Willa Lee - Honey - Brown from WBCO - 1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 41: "Here we go with folder 41 which is a copy of an autographed picture from Honey Brown. Her name was Willa Lee Brown, and it says “To my mother, from Willa Lee.” Honey Brown was her radio name when she was at WBCO. She brought this…

b2f40a - the WBCO staff inside the studio - 1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 40: "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…

b2f33a - Rhythm and Blues (RnB) Jazz sxcrapbook cover   1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 33: "Now this one, which is number 33, is a gem. It is the actual 1952 Rhythm and Blues Jazz Scrapbook edited by Thurston Moore. Published in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1952. Copywrited and patented, but we still copied every page - all 43 -…

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Honey Brown WBCO 1952-cropped.jpg
Honey Brown (Willa Lee Davis) (b. approx 1930) a broadcaster with early WBCO (1951-1952), and Birmingham native sharing her memories of being on the air and working at the station and meeting others in other local stations, including Bob Umbach.…

1960-Shelley Stewart-WENN.jpg
Shelley Stewart, pioneer Birmingham disc jockey and announcer, reflects on his career in Birmingham radio beginning with WBCO and WEDR in 1952, then WENN, then WJLD, then WENN, then part owner of WATV. Retired from radio in 1999.
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