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b3f30a - Roy wood receiving an honor in Chicago - 1956.jpg
"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 wall (center) is…

b2f51a - Zack - Rac'm Back - Allen - 1953.jpg
"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. From December of…

b2f45a - Roy Wood during his stint at WJLD - 1953.jpg
"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, James Connolly's…

b2f33a - Rhythm and Blues (RnB) Jazz sxcrapbook cover   1952.jpg
"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 - for researchers…

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b2f13a - Roy Wood - in the 1950's.jpg
"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 him probably in…

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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Zack Allen (b.Jan 16, 1936, d.Nov 2, 2010), radio broadcaster with WJLD, interviewed about music played during his time as a DJ in the 1950s
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