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b2f44a - Edward Chambers at a WEDR mic - 1952.jpg
"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 the WEDR mic is…

b2f43a - Arniold Dwight - Gatemouth - Moore - 1952.jpg
"We’re now at folder 43 which contains an original picture of Gatemouth Moore. This is a promo picture that was given out compliments of the Guarantee Jewelry Company, which was one of his sponsors. We received this tattered copy from a niece of his,…

b2f42a - Walter Anglin from WEDR days - 1952.jpg
"This is folder 42 which is a picture from about 1952 of Walter Anglin, who later became famous as Little Walter, the "Midnight Mover Groover" when he was on WJLD. He started his career at WEDR as a program director, and this is a head shot from…

b2f31a - a young Shelley Stewart possibly at WEDR  1952.jpg
"Box 2, Folder 31: Here’s a picture of Shelley Stewart; this is folder 31. We got this picture from his daughter Sherri Stewart. He is dressed up. We approximate this to be 1952 although it’s not clear what he’s doing. He is definitely dressed up and…

b2f18a - Ben Alexander WEDR flour coupon  1950.jpg
"Here we have on, number 18, folder 18, is something Ben Alexander sent us, which was a coupon for a 1, 2-pound sack of Mother’s Best Rising Cornmeal. So, there you have it, and it was worth 15 cents by the way, back in the day. 1950. Ben Alexander.…

b2f14a - WEDR staff in 1950.jpg
"This is folder 14, which is a copy of a picture sent to us from Ben Alexander from Richmond, VA. He’s, it’s a beautiful picture of WEDR. It’s up in the hall in the Forniss Building 2nd floor: Frank Smart, Wiley Daniels, R.J. Pope who would later…

b2f6a - Ben Alexander on the air at WEDR 1220 - 1950.jpg
"Here’s another picture that was sent from Ben Alexander, which actually has a picture of Ben Alexander. It’s number 6, folder 6. We are now looking at 2 copies sent to us from Ben Alexander. We’re not sure exactly where this came from. Now it is…

b2f5a - WEDRs Wiley Daniels auditioning A.L. Johnson - 1950 001.jpg
"Okay we’re up to file folder 5, which is a clipping which was sent to us from Ben Alexander who was one of the original members of WEDR’s staff. This would have been around 1950 with a picture of Wiley Daniels, and he’s auditioning A.L. Johnson for…

b1f53a - The Forniss Building - Jan 20, 1949.jpg
"Okay this is folder number 53, pictures of the Forniss Building on 4th Avenue. It is not there now. Edwards Chevrolet uses that property for body work so that’s gone. But this picture was taken in January of ’49. The reason its in the folder is…

b1f49a - Post Herald radio log Pt 1  9-10-1949.jpg
"This is box number 1, folder 49, which is various radio logs from 1949, which now include WVOK, WKAX, and WEDR. It may be the first time that WEDR gets notated in the radio logs. This from September 19, 1949 with WEDR going on the air for the first…
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