Jack Gibson Collection, 1942-2000

Collection Number

SC 14

Creator

Gibson, Jack

Abstract

A collection documenting the career of Black radio pioneer "Jockey Jack" Gibson. Includes a complete set of Mello Yello, the oldest black trade magazine targeted to Black radio and the music industry, published by Gibson from 1976-1996. Also included are original air-check tapes, an unreleased video documentary about Gibson, audio and video interviews with Jack Gibson and various colleagues, souvenir programs from "The Family Affair" (the oldest black radio and black music convention hosted by Jack Gibson), and photographs of radio personalities and rhythm & blues artists.

Extent

19 boxes (13 linear feet)