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The staff of "The California Eagle Hour" prepare for their weekly radio broadcast, circa 1940, Los Angeles

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Creator:Atlas Photo by Charles
Title:The staff of "The California Eagle Hour" prepare for their weekly radio broadcast, circa 1940, Los Angeles
Date:1940
Description:

Photograph of the California Eagle staff preparing for a broadcast of the newspaper's weekly radio show, "The California Eagle Hour." Announcer John Kinloch stands in front of a microphone, holding a script; the radio station call letters "KFVD" are printed on the microphone. Kinloch's aunt, Charlotta Bass, publisher of the Eagle, stands second from the right. Beginning in 1938, the Eagle produced a 15-minute newspaper-of-the-air, which was broadcast six nights a week on radio station KGFJ. The show was off the air for a while, but sometime around 1940 the Eagle began presenting "The California Eagle Hour" every Sunday over station KFVD. The program provided information about news, sports, social events and other activities in Los Angeles' African-American community.

Local identification number: scl-m0030

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0030~1; scl-mss064-0030~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Kinloch, John Spears, 1922(?)-1945 | Bass, Charlotta A., 1879-1969 | Radio programs--California--Los Angeles | African American radio broadcasters--California--Los Angeles | African American newspapers--History--20th century | African American newspapers--California--Los Angeles | California eagle | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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