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  • Tags: Wiley Daniels

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…

Roy and Gate April 1,1992 at WJLD Studios.jpg
Arnold Dwight “Gatemouth” Moore - (b. Nov 8, 1913, d. May 19, 2004) one of the most daring of the radio announcers of the 1950’s, Moore was a blues singer in the 1930’s and 40’s and a gospel singer, minister and radio announcer in the 50’s, in…

Castleberry at WEDR 1953.jpg
Eddie Castleberry (b.Jul 28, 1928, d.Jan 23, 2009), veteran Birmingham broadcaster, interviewed at his home in New York City by phone by Bob Friedman on Jan 3, 1997
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