Broadcasting Archives at the University of Maryland, including the Library of American Broadcasting and the National Public Broadcasting Archives.
Bizarre: Photo of a hand #puppet produced as a promotion for an Eddie Cantor TV show. #1950s #UMD
1950s dancing cigarette pack. As one student said, "Wrong on so many levels, I don't know where to start!" #UMD
The NPR wall calendar features original art each month by illustrators who are NPR fans. Available @ shop.npr.org.
Some give Mary Hartline (of "Super Circus") the dubious honor of being TV's first "sex symbol." #archive #UMD
In old-time radio, an ancient witch could be played by a 13-year-old kid like Miriam Wolfe. #archives #UMD
Remember Hanna-Barbera 's "Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor" on CBS Saturday mornings?
Wally Cox. In a box. (With Peter Lupus and Steven Hill, from "Mission Impossible.") Press photo. #archives #umd
Actress Julie Harris in “Pygmailion” on NBC-TV’s “Hallmark Hall of Fame,” February 6, 1963. #archives #umd
#WOMEN IN #RADIO: Sally Starr, singer and disc jockey, reading mail at WJMJ radio (Philadelphia), undated. #UMD
#WOMEN IN #RADIO: May Klich, disc jockey, WRVA (Richmond, VA), undated. From the LAB collection.
Today's the 80th anniversary of the radio program "Vox Pop," which premiered in 1935 & remained on air until 1948.
#WOMEN IN #RADIO: Peggy Lloyd, disc jockey on WOV (New York), undated. From the Library of American Broadcasting.
Radio aviation show, Andrews Air Force Base (MD). Arthur Godfrey is in front of the microphone. #WMAL #SpecCollUMD
Old School! Martin Ross, disc jockey, WPTR (Schenectady, N.Y., undated).
DJ Rex Dale interviews Gloria Swanson about “Sunset Boulevard” on WCKY in Cincinnati in the early 1950s.
Remember when bananas were only a nickle? Me neither. But then I don't remember Rinso White either. #UMD
NBC’s Studio 8-H in its radio heyday; since 1975, its been the home of NBC’s "Saturday Night Live." #UMD
James Wallington with sound effects cabinet at WGY (Schenectady, NY), 1924. (#Library of #American #Broadcasting)
Who says radio wasn't an interactive medium, back in the day? (I mean, WAAAAYY back in the day). #UMD
Buddy Dean, WITH radio, Baltimore, best remembered as host of “The Buddy Deane Show,” on WJZ-TV (1957-1964). #UMD
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