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Series 1. Correspondence and pamphlets, 1938-1964
0.1 linear feet
RPA 02973 (box 1)
Series 1 consists of correspondence and other assorted material pertaining to the founding and early operation of radio station WTON. The earliest material, including holiday greeting cards, concern owner-operator Charles P. Blackley's earlier broadcasting operation, WSVA of Harrisonburg, Virginia, as well as Blackley's service in World War II.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Charles P. Blackley correspondence, 1944, 1946-1952
Correspondence, clippings, and brochures related principally to the establishment and operation of radio station WTON.
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Station greeting cards, undated
Christmas greeting cards issued by radio station WSVA and Charles Blackley.
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Pamphlets, 1938-1964
Series 2. WTON financial records, 1946-1972
0.3 linear feet
RPA 02973 (box 1)
Series 2 consists of advertising work orders, tax records, profit and loss statements, and other financial records pertaining to the operation of WTON radio station from it's founding in 1946 through 1972. Select documents may need to be held back or redacted due to the presence of employees' personally identifiable information.
Arranged by record group, and then chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Work sheets, 1970-1972
Work orders for station advertising.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Financial statements, 1952-1953
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Financial statements, 1957-1958
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Financial statements, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Financial statements, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Financial statements, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Financial statements, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Financial statements, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Financial records, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Quarterly tax returns, 1964-1972
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Profit and Loss statements, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 Profit and Loss statements, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 Profit and Loss statements, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 Profit and Loss statements, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 Profit and Loss statements, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Profit and Loss statements, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 1/20 Profit and Loss statements, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 Profit and Loss statements, 1953
Includes employee tax documents
BOX-FOLDER 1/22 Profit and Loss statements, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 1/23 Profit and Loss statements, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 1/24 Profit and Loss statements, 1956
Series 3. WTON record library, circa 1960
1.1 linear feet
RPA 02974-02976 (boxes 2-4)
Series 3 is a catalog of sound recordings that comprised the music library of radio station WTON. Included is a list of dance bands used on One Night Stand, presumably a radio program on WTON, in the fall and early winter of 1960-1961.
Arranged alphabetically by performer name.
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Lists of dance bands to be used on One Night Stand, 1960-09-06--1961-01-17
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 WTON record library--A
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 WTON record library--B
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 WTON record library--C
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 WTON record library--D
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 WTON record library--E
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 WTON record library--F
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 WTON record library--G
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 WTON record library--H
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 WTON record library--I
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 WTON record library--J
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 WTON record library--K
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 WTON record library--L
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 WTON record library--Mc
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 WTON record library--M
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 WTON record library--N
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 WTON record library--O
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 WTON record library--P
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 WTON record library--Q
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 WTON record library--R
BOX-FOLDER 4/6-7 WTON record library--S
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 WTON record library--T
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 WTON record library--U
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 WTON record library--V
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 WTON record library--W
BOX-FOLDER 4/12 WTON record library--Y
BOX-FOLDER 4/13 WTON record library--Z

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