Obituary, William Pope


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Obituary, William Pope


Box 3 Folder 54: "Folder 54 contains the obituary for William Pope, famous Gospel concert promoter during the 1940's and 50's in Birmingham. It was listed in the Birmingham World and his date of passing was December 9, 1959. I believe him to have been the brother of Robelia Pope, broadcaster with WEDR and WJLD. The obituary states he held concerts at "the City Auditorium, Rickwood Field, Legion Field and in other southern cities.""



“Obituary, William Pope,” The Birmingham Black Radio Museum, accessed May 19, 2022,

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