Collection of approximately 125 photographs, many of which show radio characters from the 1930s in costumes depicting their radio personas. There are also interior shots of the radio stations showing studios equipped with grand pianos and showing the sound effects man with various instruments to create sound effects. Also included are photographs of broadcasting equipment and station transmitters. Photos may include WOW, Omaha and KOIL, Lincoln, NE.
Papers, photographs and 69 sound recordings relating to KFMQFM, Lincoln, NE. Much of the collection contains information about Herbert William Burton who owned and operated the station from 1958-1966.
Oldfield hosted a program on KFOR, Lincoln, NE in the late 1930s. Papers relate to his career in print and broadcast journalism and document his later involvement with the Radio-Television News Directors Association and the Radio-Television News Directors Foundation.