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b4f53a - WEUP new studio, January 1964, from Huntsville Rewound.jpg
Box 4 Folder 53: "This folder contains a picture of the new WEUP Huntsville studio built in 1964."

b4f3a - Sonrose Rutledge at WEUP Huntsville - 1960.jpg
Box 4 Folder 3: "Box 4 folder 3 is a picture of Son Rose Rutledge, and this picture would have been taken at WEUP in Huntsville around 1960. He was known as Son Rose Rutledge; he was known as Gay Poppa too. Son Rose Rutledge up in WEUP playing the…

b3f55a - WEUP Trailer  March 20, 1958, from Huntsville Rewound.jpg
Box 3 Folder 55: "Folder 55 contains two pictures obtained from the WEUP website in Huntsville, Alabama. WEUP went on the air in 1958 as the first African American owned radio station in Alabama. Leroy Garrett was the owner and there is much in our…

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…

b2f35a - Sugar Daddy at WBCO 1 - 1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 35: "This folder contains three different photos of Andrew "Sugar Daddy" Dawkins from his stint at WBCO. They were donated by Andrew at the time of his interviews. Wonderful shots. Andrew was at the station for a couple of years…

1979 - Paul in White Suit - head shot.jpg
Paul White (b. Aug. 16, 1936; d. Aug. 19, 2001) a classic discussion on WATV 900 AM Radio Birmingham, between two iconic Birmingham radio announcers. Paul White, commonly known as Tall Paul, and Shelly Stewart, known as Shelley the Playboy. Paul…

b1f51a - Heavenly Four WVOK flyer  -  Oct, 1949.jpg
Box 1 Folder 51: "Folder 51, two pictures from 1949. Right? From 1949, pictures of the Heavenly Four Gospel Singers, Don Solomon’s group. An earlier picture and a newer picture with Robert, Don, Monroe, a Charles Brown and a James (?). They…

WEUP - Dawkins and Garrett, 1967.jpg
Rev. Andrew Dawkins (b. Feb 24, 1930, d. Dec 9, 2014), RnB announcer beginning his career early in 1950 at WBCO 1450 AM in Bessemer. BCO stood for Bessemer Cut-off. The station went all black staff in late 1951 and it was remarked locally that BCO…

1952-Andrew Dawkins - WBCO.jpg
Rev. Andrew “Sugar Daddy” Dawkins (b. Feb 24, 1930, d. Dec 9, 2014), radio announcer with two seminal radio stations, the first at WBCO AM 1450 in Bessemer in 1950 and the second at WEUP AM 1600, Huntsville, the latter Alabama’s first Black owner…

Jimmy Lawson.pdf
Jimmy Lawson, announcer broadcasting from 1963 – present (WEUP Huntsville, WJLD and WENN, Birmingham, current owner WWPG AM-FM, Tuscaloosa)
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