Includes more than 1,200 hours of interview programs and related broadcasts documenting all phases of McBride's radio career, 1935-1970s. See also separate collection of McBride's papers in the Manuscript Division.
Includes sound recordings and papers related to Walsh's career collecting, researching and writing about early popular recordings and recording artists. Includes correspondence with prominent artists and collectors, research notes, photographs of performers, scripts for Walsh's radio shows, drafts of his columns and articles, clippings, bound journals, advertisements, scrapbooks and ephemera. Series III of the collection includes scripts for Walsh's regular broadcasts on WDBJ and WSLS, Roanoke, VA. The majority of the scripts date from 1943-1949 and are for Walsh's Wax Works. Many of the scripts include separate playlists. Many of the programs showcased a particular recording artist or composer and an index to these shows is attached to the end of the finding aid. Also contains a few scripts for Walsh's Sunlight and Shadows show, 1947, 1948, and a folder of unidentified and partial scripts.
Scripts (some autographed by performers) and a photograph acquired by DeMartino while working backstage at CBS during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for The Frank Sinatra Show, April 26 and December 4, 1944, Philip Morris Playhouse, January 27, February 11 and February 18, 1944, and Your Hit Parade, October 16, 1943, April 8, 1944 and August 25, 1945. The scripts include advertisements for sponsors.