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  • Tags: Jimmy Lawson

b5f39a - PSA announcing major changes to WJLN - July 17, 1969.jpg
"This is folder 39 from 1969 which has within it various applications to the FCC to make changes to the tower and to increase power from 23kw to 100kw for WJLN 104.7. It includes the direct application, also notices that needs to be read on the air.…

b5f37a - Note from Johnston III to staff about PD Lawson - 1969.jpg
"Alright, we’re moving on to folder 37 which is a copy of a letter, it’s unclear who it’s addressed to, but it verifies Jimmy Lawson’s employment at the radio station, WJLD, with the signature, the name George Johnston III underneath. Vice president,…

b5f36a - Front cover WJLD's Playtime mini mag - Jan 1969.jpg
"This is folder 36. Folder 36 is a sheet containing advertising of WJLD, on WJLD. It’s called Playtime and it’s not the complete magazine. It’s only pages 5 through 8, but it does describe many of the business in the black communities at the time on…

b5f35a - front and back cover of a WJLD promotion - 1969.jpg
"Folder 35 is a WJLD contest folder… I’m sorry, correction. It’s called a WJLD Double Dozen and also WJLD… WJLN-FM. And this is like a top 24 songs that were out for the week beginning August 8, 1969, and it lists not only the pop but also the gospel…

b5f30a - proof sheet from 1969 McNair photo session.jpg
"Folder 30 from 1969. These are contact sheets from Chris McNair Studios, who gave us a bunch of negatives and we printed these positives. It’s a sample sheet that includes pictures of Jimmy Lawson, Andrew Fields, Willie McKinstrey, Walter Anglin,…

b5f29a - Jimmy Lawson during WJLD - 1969.jpg
"Folder 29 from 1969, a picture of Jimmy Lawson, a headshot, again from the Chris McNair Studios."

b5f28a - WJLD basketball team - 1969.jpg
"We’re now at folder 28 from 1968. WJLD basketball team. Various people depicted in this picture. What I want to determine is whether or not… yeah ok…. So when you hold this picture up to the light, the names of the people were written on the back of…

b5f24a - WJLD staff 1968.jpg
"We’re up… we’re up to folder 24 which are a couple pictures of the WJLD staff of 1968 showing (l-r) Ronald Jackson, Willie McKinstry, Jimmy Lawson, Andrew Fields, and Walter Anglin. Now, the description on the back of the smaller piece has the…

Fitch at tape automation, WBUL0001.jpg
Manuel Fitch, long time gospel announcer currently on WJLD Radio AM 1400 and 94.1 FM, on Saturday mornings from 6-8AM. Manuel began working in Birmingham radio in the 1970’s and shared his recollections and stories from his scrapbook pictures. His…
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