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b8f40b - Manuel Fitch with Roy Wood at WAGG - Dec 1987.jpg
Box 8 Folder 40: "Folder 40 contains two envelopes donated by Manuel Fitch, one containing his W-2 from 1986 from WYDE 850AM and the other containing W-2s from 1985 thru 1988 from WAGG 1320AM. Also in this folder, a color picture of Manuel Fitch…

b6f27a - Cover of Sphinx, and Roy Wood - 1973.jpg
Box 6 Folder 27: "Ok we’re on to folder 27, which is a statement from Brother Eugene Jackson, who is a president of the National Black Radio Network which is the beginning of stations from around the country that are black owned or who want to…

b3f30a - Roy wood receiving an honor in Chicago - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 30: "This is folder 30 and it is, we presume, from ‘56. This is a picture of Roy Wood in Chicago, as I recall. Someone is putting his picture up in a walk of fame, something like that. There’s Roy beaming over there. On the background…

b2f51a - Zack - Rac'm Back - Allen - 1953.jpg
Box 2 Folder 51: "We are now at folder 51. It is a picture donated by Zack Allan who had a brief history with WJLD back in the ‘50s, would have been around ‘53. He was at the station when Roy Wood Sr. was at the station for a brief period of time.…

b2f45a - Roy Wood during his stint at WJLD - 1953.jpg
Box 2 Folder 45: "Here we have a picture of Roy Wood. We know he first visited us briefly in 1953, taking the helm of the Atomic Boogie Hour from Bob Umbach when Umbach left WJLD. This was in in the batch of memorabilia received from Candy West,…

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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b2f13a - Roy Wood - in the 1950's.jpg
Box 2 Folder 13: "Moving to folder 13 is a picture from 1950 of Roy Wood Sr. who, this was from July 1950 we approximate, which may have been from his confirmation. Donated by Roy to me. That would have placed him down here. No that would have placed…

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…

RoyWood.jpg
Roy Wood (b. Sep 8, 1915, d.Oct 9, 1995), Radio Announcer 1947 – 1994. Pioneer in Black radio, founder National Black Network, Master of Arts in Communications from Columbia University. Roy shares in great detail his own development in the field of…
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