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Object ID 2006.056.0070
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date Undated
Description Black and white photograph of Carver Theater, 701 West Church Street, Orlando, FL. Marquee reads "ROBERT TAYLOR / THE BRIBE / LOUIS JORDAN BEWARE". Banner behind ticket window reads "WORZ ARM CLUB KIDDIE SHOW / Free STAGE SHOW Here / 9:30 AM SAT. AUCTION PRIZES FUN 9:30 AM SAT."
Provenance The photographs in the WORZ Collection were collected by the station and kept in a scrapbook along with letters and newspaper clippings. A notarized letter in the front of the scrapbook reads:
The year 1951 to 1953 inclusive and to the date of July 7, 1954, the radio stations WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM were affiliated with the National Broadcasting Company, Inc., and that the public service rendered by WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM here following did not include the public service transmitted by WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM from its network, and such states that as such president and chief executive officer, that WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM in addition to the public service here following claims credit for all of the public service fed to it and transmitted by it from the network, and affiant further says that practically all public service by the network was transmitted and broadcast by WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM. Affiant further says that the following is not all of the public service rendered by WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM during said periods, but only such public service as was kept and recorded and placed in the files of said stations, and that the following contains only a portion of the many letters, pictures, clippings and statements all of which are submitted as proof of public service by WORZ-AM and WORZ-FM.
-Signed by Naomi T. Murrell
-Notarized by Nazoma M. Harmon, October 6, 1954
Condition Good
Print size 7"x7.5"
Condition Notes Photograph is yellowed. Cracks in emulsion. Bottom left edge bent. Emulsion is ripped from paper in two locations at bottom of photograph. Reverse contains adhesive residue from being pasted in scrapbook. Portions of scrapbook page remain on reverse.
Search Terms African Americans
Carver Theater
Radio Stations
Theaters
WORZ