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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…

b3f20a - clip about education levels of WBCO staff - 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 20: "Now this is a total mystery. It is a blow up of something I got from Ed McClure, Johnny Jive. He’s a veteran of World War II. I didn’t realize that. It lists Andrew Dawkins, Bruce Payne, Arthur Whatley, Erskine Fausch, and Laura…

b3f19a - A promotional piece for WBCO by Ed McClure - 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 19: "Here we have folder 19, a copy, two copies of a flyer. It was a blue flyer so I copied it on blue cardstock. It was a pitch for Ed McClure trying to get advertisers to WBCO, where he was a DJ and ran platter parties. Looks like he…

b3f16a - a WBCO contestant having her sash attached - 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 16: "So this is folder 16, from 1955, a series of pictures from the Johnny Jives Beauty Contest from WBCO. There’s an original here from Morrow’s photo studio, still in Fairfield. Either donated from Ed McClure or found by Bob at…

b3f14a - Bham News radio log Sun, Jan 16, 1955.jpg
Box 3 Folder 14: "And we are now into folder 14, which again are a couple of radio logs from Sunday, January 16th and Friday/Saturday, January 21st/22ndnd of 1955 from the Birmingham News. Joyce Savage is mentioned at… where is Joyce Savage…

b3f11a - WBCO Rate Card - 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 11: "Two rate cards from WBCO 1450. I received these in the 1990's but I cannot recall from whom. I approximate 1954 because I'm also guessing that the writing on the back might be the scribbling of Jess Lanier, owner of WBCO but also,…

b3f4a - Gene Newman at WEZB.jpg
Box 3 Folder 4: "Alright we’re moving on to folder 4 of box 3. It’s just a promo picture of Gene Newman who was a broadcaster and an owner of WEZB, which was 1320. The frequency would "swap" to WENN in exchange for WBCO's 1450. But WEZB was pretty…

b3f3a - BN radio log Sep 30 - Oct 3, 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 3: "Okay we’re going to folder number 3. Folder number 3 from October of ‘54. Again Birmingham News radio logs from September 30th thru October 3rd of 1954. WEDR has the Walter Anglin show, and now they’ve changed the frequency…

b3f2a - Bhan News radio log April 1-2, 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 2: "Here we go into April of ’54. Again this is folder number 2 of box 3. We have again EDR still misidentified in terms of the frequency. JLD and BCO. WJLD’s April 11th log has spiritual music with Floyd King. And Floyd King is BJ Love…

b3f1a - Bham News radio log  Feb 23-24, 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 1: "Ok, we’re in box number 3. Birmingham News radio logs. This is folder number 1 from February of 1954. Tues/Wed, February 23/24th and Sat/Sun, February 2728th. We’re interested, of course, in looking at WEDR, WJLD, and WBCO, the…
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