George Nelson Collection, approximately 1950-1982

Collection Number

SC 89

Creator

Nelson, George, 1924-2003

Abstract

Collection consists of black and white photographs from the 1950s through the early 1980s related to KYOK in Houston. Including are images documenting the activities of KYOK's deejays in the studio and surrounding communities, particularly in connection with listener contests and station-sponsored events such as dances and the "We Love You" concert. Also included are photographs of KYOK publicity materials and publicity photographs of many of the rhythm and blues artists, jazz, and blues artists featured on the station.

Extent

98 photographs : black & white ; 8 x 10 in. + 97 negatives (black & white : 4 x 5 in.)