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Zenas Sears, WAOK Radio

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Type: black-and-white negatives | StillImage
Creator: Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Zenas Sears, WAOK Radio
Date: 1954 July 16
Description: Local identification number: LBP40-232a

Zenas "Daddy" Sears (1914-1988) was a disc jockey at Atlanta radio station WGST (1948-1951) before buying WAOK in 1956. A pioneer in broadcasting African-American popular music such as blues, R&B, and soul, Sears' later programming reflected his support of the Civil Rights movement. Envelope ; WGSt [Radio]; At mike; With records]Envelope description: Sears, Jim [?]; WAOK [Radio] Station; Disc Jockey

Subjects: Broadcasting--Georgia--Atlanta | Disc jockeys | Microphones | Cigarettes | Sound recordings | Sears, Zenas, 1914-1988 | WAOK (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Original Material: Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976
Rights and Usage: The contents of this item, including all images and text, are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. This item is the property of Georgia State University Library and any user is asked to acknowledge Georgia State University Library.

LBP40-232a, Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976. Photographic Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.

Related Materials: Portraits
Persistent Link to Item: http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/lane/id/9831

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976