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b7f6a - WENN walk-out - Bhm News Feb 13, 1976.jpg
Box 7 Folder 6: "And we’re up to Folder 6 which is an article the Birmingham News, from February 13th of 1976. “Blacks strike after white exec fired.” Now shortly after A.G. Gaston purchased WENN radio, what he decided he’d do is to fire Joe Lackey…

b3f39a - Bham News radio and TV log - April 11, 1957.jpg
Box 3 Folder 39: "This is a Birmingham News radio log from April 11, 1957. It lists 11 radio stations and 2 television stations. 6 and 13 were the TV stations. JLD had McKinstry. This is back in ‘57. Their radio logs had the previous evening's…

b3f35a - Carlean McClure at WBCO board - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 35: "We are still at folder 35. We have a picture of Johnny’s wife Carlean at the WBCO mike. I don’t believe that she… unless Johnny might have gotten her to read some things, but she was not a regular broadcaster at WBCO. Donated by Ed…

b3f33a - Sonrose Rutledge at WBCO - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 33: "Moving along to folder 33 is a picture of Sunrose Rutledge at WBCO, holding a 45. Again from 1956. And hopping good times. Not exactly sure. Might have gotten that from Sunrose himself. Nope, got it from Sonrose after our phione…

b3f32a - Erskine Faush at the WBCO console - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 32: "Ok moving right along we are at folder 32. This is a picture of Erskine Faush at the WBCO mike. It’s interesting cause there is a picture, it almost looks like Stevie Wonder which is impossible, but I think who it is is Al Hibbler.…

b3f31a - Ed McClure at the WBCO board - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 31: "So this is folder 31. This is a picture of Johnny Jive, Ed McClure, at the WBCO mike. 1956. It’s actually written on the picture. I’m not sure who did that but any event they may have done it. It came out of his scrap book. Ed…

b3f24a - Ed McClure at the WBCO board - 1955.jpg
Box 3 Folder 24: "Folder 24 has a picture of Ed McClure, Johnny Jive, at the BCO board with his record rack, his transcription player, his 78s. In the background he’s doing his pitch…. And he’s got his supermarket specialties. The clock on the wall…

b3f23a - Bruce Payne at the mic at WBCO - 1955.jpg
Box 3 Folder 23: "Up to folder 23. There’s Bruce Payne, having a good time at WBCO. He’s holding a 45 of course but in those days it looks like they might have taped something on the label which is a nightmare for record collectors. Donated by mail…

b3f22a - engineer (unknown) from WBCO - 1955.jpg
Box 3 Folder 22: "Ok, folder 22 is a picture of an engineer at WBCO in 1955. I don’t know who the engineer is. I don’t know. Donated by Ed McClure."

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b3f21a - Johnny Jive business card - 1955.jpg
Box 3 Folder 21: "Ok, moving right along. This is folder 21 and it is a business card for Johnny Jive at WBCO. It's taped to a piece of plexiglass, Now the phone numbers have seven digits. So we’re moving along here, 1955. “It’s wise to advertise on…
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