National Radio Day, August 20th

National Radio Day is Thursday, August 20th.

Celebrate the radio and its role in mass communication by tuning into your favorite radio station today! While you’re at it, we hope that you enjoy a few photographs, available in the DLG,  that show radio broadcasters working and radio listeners engaged with radio programming.

Lennox family listening to the radio at home, Atlanta, Georgia, circa late 1930s or early 1940s. David A. Lennox, Jr. Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.
Lennox family listening to the radio at home, Atlanta, Georgia, circa late 1930s or early 1940s. David A. Lennox, Jr. Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.

 

Students Steve Iscoe and Jan Childs operating radio station at Georgia State College, Atlanta, Georgia, February 16, 1966.  AJCP551-55q, Atlanta Journal Constitution Photographic Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.
Students Steve Iscoe and Jan Childs operating radio station at Georgia State College, Atlanta, Georgia, February 16, 1966. AJCP551-55q, Atlanta Journal Constitution Photographic Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.

 

Radio announcer introducing a high school glee club on WATL, Atlanta, Georgia, circa late 1930s or early 1940s. David A. Lennox, Jr. Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.
Radio announcer introducing a high school glee club on WATL, Atlanta, Georgia, circa late 1930s or early 1940s. David A. Lennox, Jr. Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.

 

Teen-agers climbing the inside of a radio broadcast tower, Atlanta, Georgia, circa late 1930s or early 1940s. David A. Lennox, Jr. Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.
Teen-agers climbing the inside of a radio broadcast tower, Atlanta, Georgia, circa late 1930s or early 1940s. David A. Lennox, Jr. Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.
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