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  • Tags: Jim Connolly

b5f26a - from Erin Connolly's son - unidentified.jpg
Box 5 Folder 26: "Folder 26 has various pictures donated from Erin Connolly’s son which show, I guess Erin… I’m not sure who this is…. I don't recognize the men in these pictures. Jim Connolly is in some of these pictures. It's been so long since…

b4f13a - Jim Connolly at WJLD-WJLN on Red Mountain - 1962.jpg
Box 4 Folder 13: "We now move to folder 13 is a picture of Jim Connolly outside of the WJLD studios from 1962. This would be up on Red Mountain. Notice the sign also said WJLN TV. The Johnston family was exploring the possibility of going into…

b3f52a - Jim Connolly awarding a prize check at WJLD - May, 1959.jpg
Box 3 Folder 52: "Oh. 52 is a picture with a blow up of Jim Connolly awarding a check, or some kind of certificate to a winner at WJLD. I believe this picture came from May of 1959, cause there’s a month on the photo (finally). And apparently, he had…

b3f41a - James Connolly's application for WSHE - BN Dec 14, 1958.jpg
Box 3 Folder 41: "We’re now at folder 41 from 1958 which has an article “The new radio station for Bessemer application for which was duly posted in the news. It’s going to be a truly new sound in radio if the federal communication okays the station.…

b2f34a - two WJLD-WJLN letter openers  1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 34: "Various WJLD/WJLN objects from 1952 were donated to WJLD, and then to the BBRM, back in 2015/16 by Candy West, grand daughter of James Connolly, long time manager at WJLD. Here we have letter openers, a WJLD/WJLN rate card, a…

b2f23a - three James Connolly business cards WJLD-WJLN  1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 23: "Moving along to number 23, we have a three business card from James Connolly who was early on a salesman and also by the time this card came out, which would have been in the late 40s or early 50s probably, we’re going to give it…

b1f36a - WJLD stationary from 1947.jpg
Box 1 Folder 36: "We now move to box 1 folder 36 from 1947. These are samples of sales reports from Jim Connolly. He was the WJLD sales manager and I think also the operations manager of the station. He had lots and lots and lots of clients. We have…

Roy Wood head shot #1.jpg
Roy Wood, interviewed by Gary Richardson on his Morning Show in studio at WJLD. Roy began his radio career in the late 1940’s and became a founder of the National Black Network (now Sheridan Broadcasting) in 1973.

Roy and Gate April 1,1992 at WJLD Studios.jpg
Arnold Dwight “Gatemouth” Moore - (b. Nov 8, 1913, d. May 19, 2004) one of the most daring of the radio announcers of the 1950’s, Moore was a blues singer in the 1930’s and 40’s and a gospel singer, minister and radio announcer in the 50’s, in…
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