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b6f15a - Tommy Jackson and Wm Mickinstry - WJLD 1972.jpg
Tommy Jackson (b. Nov 18, 1946) - During his part time radio announcer stint at WJLD 1400 AM in the 1970's. Tommy also taught at Ullman High School and at Miles College. Here, he reflects briefly on various colleagues at WJLD radio, in particular,…

(l-r) Rosco Floyd, Soul Vocalist Joe Simon, Dave and Leo Taylor - 1978, WENN.jpg
Dave Donnell (b. Nov.2, 1949.) Dave held many positions at many stations, starting in 1969 at WVOL AM Nashville, his birth city, then to KALO AM Little Rock and finally to Birmingham, where he spent many years at WENN 107.7 FM, at WBUL 1220, at…

b8f1a - letter to WZZK requesting ad for golf tourney- 1980.jpg
Box 8 Folder 1: "We’re looking at Box 8, folder 1. Inside here is just some correspondence referring to a golf tournament, and ZZK radio is being notified back in 1980. And at this time ZZK was the partner station, a sister station, or the station…

b4f38a - The WENN baseball team - 1965.jpg
Box 4 Folder 38: "Folder number 38 contains a picture of the WENN softball team, baseball team from around 1966. Shot in the middle room of the 15th and 5th Avenue WENN location, and Thomas Jackson has been identified by someone as one of the…

b3f53a - Paul White - Bobby Hayden - A&M Homecoming Game - 1959.jpg
Box 3 Folder 53: "Wonderful picture of Paul White and Bobby Hayden at the 1959 A&M Homecoming Game. Paul is announcing the game. We do not know if WEUP AM is broadcasting the game but we think so. Paul was the News and Sports Manager for the…

b2f44a - Edward Chambers at a WEDR mic - 1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 44: "We’re up to folder 44 which is an original picture and a copy of a sports broadcaster for WEDR, and the picture depicts him at the WEDR mic reading copy. I believe this was given to us by his brother, Mose…. The person depicted at…

b2f3a - Black Barons ad in Birmingham World - 4-25-1950.jpg
Box 2 Folder 3: "Folder 3 is a clipping from the Birmingham World dated April 25, 1950 again microfiche from their archives from the Birmingham library advertising the Black Barons at Rickwood Field for a double header playing the Chicago American…

b1f60a - John Forney, sportscaster for WAPI - 1949.jpg
Box 1 Folder 60: "This is box 1 number 61, no 60. I thought I said that number already, you sure? Okay. This is a clipping that came out in the 1990’s, which pictured John Forney who did football, basketball, and baseball play-by-play for WAPI back…

b1f13 no date, prob 1940's0001.jpg
Box 1 Folder 13: "Box number 1 folder 13 and it’s also from 1942 talking about the station considering airing the Barons baseball games. And we think that it is a Birmingham News clipping. Again from the Birmingham Public Library Archives microfiche.…
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