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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Bryan, Alexandria
Title: Patrick, James
Date: 1984
Description: up frontish

View of James "Alley Pat" Patrick performing in the WYZE studio in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 158.04.09

In 1947 James Patrick began his career as one of Atlanta's first black DJs under the name "Alley Pat." In 1954, he joined the staff of WAOK, the country's first 24-hour African-American radio stations.

Local identification number: ahc158004009a.jpg

Subjects: African Americans | African Americans--1980-1990 | Radio broadcasting | Radio broadcasting--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movement | Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta | Actors--Michigan--Dearborn | Microphone | Patrick, James (1919-) | Radio station WYZE-AM (Atlanta, GA) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,212

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs