Browse Items (35 total)

  • Tags: Birmingham

b4f27a - Music Memories and Jazz Report V4 #2 - 1964.jpg
Box 4 Folder 27: "Moving along, we are at folder 27 which is a 39 page 6" x 8" booklet entitled Music Memories and Jazz Report, Vol 4, No. 2, and published in Birmingham. Volume 4 would mean they began in 1961. We don’t know who they were but they…

b4f19a - 1963 clips - Police paid overtime, not firemen - May 63 BN.jpg
Box 4 Folder 19: "Here we have a series of six newspaper clippings from 1963 including references to the civil rights struggles in Birmingham and elsewhere and as well, references to new personnel at WJLD 1400 AM."

b4f16a - Hooper Bham radio ratings - Sep-Nov 1962.jpg
Box 4 Folder 16: "Folder 16 contains an extraordinary find...Hooper radio ratings from the period September through November, 1962. The documentation is so important that the entire book is shared. At least two significant facts unearthed. The first…

b4f9a - ACMHR Fifth Anniversary folder cover - 1961.jpg
Box 4 Folder 9: "Folder 9 contains a wonderful piece of history. An eight page folder commemorating the fifth anniversary (1956 - 1961) of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, founded by Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, listing the officers and…

b3f38a - Birmingham City Hall city stats - 1957.jpg
Box 3 Folder 38: "Up to folder 38 is 1957. It is a picture of Birmingham City Hall and it’s a breakdown of the budget from Birmingham City Hall from 1957. The city commission at that time, 1957, they were moving away from the city commission I…

b2f29a -  Bham Post Herald - WJLD transmitter moved   7-21-1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 29: "From the Birmingham Post Herald, it says Bessemer News. “WJLD transmitter moved to Birmingham”. Radio station WJLD has moved its transmitter from Bessemer to Red Mountain in Birmingham, and this was July 21, 1952. That’s very…

b2f17a - Johnston protests tower site land evaluation 4-20-1950.jpg
Box 2 Folder 17: "We’re up to folder 17, which is a tower, part of, well know it’s not part it’s from April 1950 referring to raising the land valuation. This is a protest by the Johnston Manufacturing Company, the original owner company of WJLD,…

b1f59a - Cover of Les Fieres Coeurs dance invite -  11-11-1949.jpg
Box 1 Folder 59: "All right moving on to box 1 folder 59 from 1949. A lovely little folder, very creatively done by ‘Les Fieres Coeurs’. They were a female…they were a women’s organization, and they were announcing a dance that they were going to…

b1f46a - Golden Gates at Birmingham Theater 4-23-1948.jpg
Box 1 Folder 46: "OK moving to box 1 number 46 are a number of clippings from the Birmingham World newspaper from 1948. They describe many activities going on in the city of Birmingham. Some commentary can be seen on national issues as well. Various…

b1f45a - clipping on Birmingham FM requests to FCC.jpg
Box 1 Folder 45: "Moving ahead to box 1 folder 45 from 1948. New 1000-watt radio station for city seeks permit. This mentions that George Johnston and George Johnston Jr. who were the operators of WJLD in Bessemer have applied for a Birmingham…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2