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b5f14a - 1967 Buyers Guide.jpg
"Folder 14 contains two 21 page WJLD Big D Radio 1967 buyers’ guides. They are individually numbered because they were contests as well. Inside are pictures of numerous WJLD disc jockeys along with WJLD's (at that time) 25 year history as well as a…

b4f48a - ^th Annual WJLD Platter Queen contest  1966.jpg
"We are now at folder 48, two pictures from the 6th annual platter queen contest run by Johnny Jive, Ed McClure. The actual contest and the crowning of the winner. We do not know who these young women are in the picture but there are tons of them and…

b5f3a - Seventh Annual WJLD Platter Queens - 1967.jpg
"This is folder 3 from 1967. It is the 7th annual platter queen contest, 1966-67. And we know that Alfreda Dorsey is the person immediately…. Immediately to Johnny Jive’s right is… we’ve identified that person as Alfreda Dorsey, that young woman. We…

b5f27a - Ninth annual WJLD Platter Queen contest - 1968.jpg
"Folder 27, the 9th annual platter queen contest of Johnny Jive, Ed McClure, which contains two shots of the contestants. We've identified Loretta Scott who is on the far right as you look at the women. We know her and we know that the winner of the…

b2f12a - AG Gaston presenting a prize at the Frolic - 1950.jpg
"We are on picture number 12, and there’s A.G. himself awarding a prize. The youngster doesn’t look thrilled, maybe he didn’t win first prize. Looks like he got a lunchbox; he didn’t win the Schwinn, but it B’s that way sometimes. In the background…

b4f23a - WJLD commercial script - 1964.jpg
"We’re now at folder 23 which contains a copy sheet from WJLD from 1964. This for buying a burial plot at Shadow Lawn Cemetery. It’s a copy sheet meaning it’s the text of a commercial that was read on the air and it was read on August 15, 1964 which…

b4f32a - WJLD script for Shadowlawn Cemetery - 1965.jpg
"This is folder 32 which is a copy sheet again for Shadowlawn Cemetery from December 8, 1965 for WJLD. Found at WJLD."

b4f52a - WJLD Christmas script for Shadowlawn Cemetery - 1966.jpg
"This is folder 52 which is another WJLD copy sheet from December 20th, 1966. It has the text of a commercial which reads “The people of Shadowlawn Cemetery would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a very prosperous New…

b5f11a - WJLD script for Jay Cee Men Shop - 1967.jpg
"Folder 11 from 1967, September 25th of 1967, is a text of a WJLD copy sheet commercial for Jay Cee Men’s Shop in Birmingham. WJLD commercial copy sheet. From WJLD files. Authorized by someone named Wald...the salesman?"

b5f17a - Marsh Bakery script Jan 26, 1968.jpg
"We’re now at folder 17 which has three copy sheets for commercials from 1968 for various businesses in the community. And 1968 would still place the radio station down at 109 North 19th Street. And it looks like Jimmy Jones might have been asking…
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