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[Thelma Doss Interviews Claude Gardner]

Description: Thelma Doss interviews the writer Claude Garner on KORC Radio. Looking on are (left) W. Lions; (center) Corcanges [founder & owner of the station]; (right)Orval Shore. KORC radio broadcast first on December 5, 1946. Its name was changed to KJSA-AM in 1973. This picture is featured in "Time Was in Mineral Wells" on page 185.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[102 W. 8th]

Description: Photograph of a building taken on the corner of 8th Street and Main Street in Georgetown, Texas.The side of the building has three circular windows below five rectangular windows with rounded tops. The sign on the storefront reads "Kqtn. Fm 967, 1530 AM."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Georgetown Historical Society

[Men and a Woman Around a Microphone]

Description: Five men and a lady are pictured congregating around a microphone. The word "Gulf" is seen obscurely on it. An alert-looking boy in the background holds a musical instrument, as does one of the men. A man in striped pants talks into the microphone. The occasion (dating, it is conjectured, around the 19030's) is entirely unknown.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Sam Whatley Presenting Check to Slogan Contest Winner]

Description: Sam Whatley (dressed in a Cadillac uniform), the Service Manager for the Young Motor Company (a local Cadillac dealership), presents a check to Mr. and Mrs. Evans Holland, winners of a slogan contest. The winning slogan was "Cadillac every time for better motor service." The microphone above them is labeled as belonging to station KORC, which opened December 5, 1946. It changed its name to KJSA in 1983, when the station was sold to Jerry Snyder. A colophon on the lower right identifies "SW Photo" as the photographer. (The picture occurs on page 185 of TIME WAS, second edition.)
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Army Air Forces Radio Show

Description: Photograph of six women and four men participating in an Army Air Forces Radio Show. The women are wearing pants and the men are wearing neckties. They are crowded around a microphone with a sign hanging from it reading, "MUTUAL". They are standing in front of open airplane doors.
Date: unknown
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Army Air Forces Radio Show

Description: Photograph of six women and four men participating in an Army Air Forces Radio Show. The women are wearing pants and the men are wearing neckties. They are crowded around a microphone with a sign hanging from it reading, "MUTUAL". They are standing in front of open airplane doors.
Date: unknown
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Portrait of JP McCarthy]

Description: Photograph of Detroit radio personality, JP McCarthy. McCarthy was a radio host and announcer for the WJR radio station in Detroit, Michigan for almost thirty years.
Date: September 3, 1968
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

KORC 1140 On Your Dial

Description: A picture of a KORC-KBS Microphone--"1140 on your dial" is shown here. Mineral Wells' radio history dates back to the 1930's when Mr. Hal Collins, owner of the Crazy Hotel, began sponsoring broadcasts originating in the hotel lobby. The radio station was founded and owned by Mr. Achilles Corcanges, and aired its first broadcast on December 5, 1946. Radio station KMWT-FM began broadcasting from Mineral Wells in 1970. The broadcasts were aired nationwide, at noon daily, over the Texas Quality Network. It advertised Crazy Water Crystals. Both stations' call letters were changed in 1983 to KJAS-AM and KYXS-FM. Many show business luminaries appeared on the shows. For instance, Mary Martin of Weatherford began her singing/acting career here.
Date: 1946
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Five men in KNOW Radio Station]

Description: Five men broadcasting at KNOW Radio Station. The men are wearing suits and ties. One man is standing next to a microphone holding a sheet of paper. The four other men are seated around a table.
Date: November 12, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group of Men From KPAC Radio Station]

Description: Photograph of four men in suits and ties associated with KPAC Radio Station, standing and sitting around a table. The man on the far left in the checkered jacket is identified as Floyd Badeaux, the owner of a recording studio.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast