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Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Susan E. Kirtley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032356
eISBN:
9781617032363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Best known for her long-running comic strip Ernie Pook’s Comeek, illustrated fiction (Cruddy, The Good Times Are Killing Me), and graphic novels (One! Hundred! Demons!), the art of Lynda Barry has ... More


A Historical Study of Programming Techniques and Practices of Radio Station KWKH, Shreveport, LA, 1922–1950

Lillian Jones Hall

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an excerpt from a dissertation chapter entitled “The Period of W. K. Henderson, 1925–1933” by Lillian Jones Hall. The excerpt links Henderson’s story with the development of ... More


. “Come on Along, Join in the Song”

David W. Johnson

in Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Stanley Brothers’ successful radio show at WCYB. The popularity of Farm and Fun Time led to a steady flow of requests for personal appearances that the new band—with Lee ... More


Geopolitics and Telecommunications Policy in Puerto Rico: ITT and the Porto Rico Telephone Company, 1942–1948

Luis Rosario Albert

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Luis Rosario Albert studies the conflicts surrounding the public telecommunications modernization plan in Puerto Rico between 1942 and 1948. The author, a filmmaker and academic researcher on ... More


The BBC’s Caribbean Voices and Its “Critics’ Circle”: Radio Criticism and the Development of Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Glyne A. Griffith

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the BBC Program Caribbean Voices, one of the most important influences on the development of literature in the Anglophone Caribbean focusing on the role of Henry Swanzy, the ... More


. The Road Turns Rocky

David W. Johnson

in Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Stanley Brothers’ move to Shreveport, Louisiana, in the fall of 1950 to join the cast of radio station KWKH’s Louisiana Hayride; the reasons behind the band’s departure ... More


. Hard Times

David W. Johnson

in Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Stanley Brothers’ struggles in the early 1950s with no record label or steady radio show to promote them. In May 1952 they moved to station WOAY in Oak Hill, West Virginia, ... More


The Life and Times of Dandy Don Logan

Don Logan

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes DJ Don Logan’s experiences with Shreveport radio and record companies from the late 1950s into the early 1970s. It Logan’s reflections on the symbiotic relationships between ... More


Newspapers and Radio Bring the World of the Big Bands to Black West Virginia

Christopher Wilkinson

in Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031687
eISBN:
9781617031694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031687.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the role of radio and newspapers in bringing big band music to the attention of black Mountaineers, and in disseminating this musical culture in West Virginia. It suggests that ... More


1919–1925 California

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1919 to 1925. It explains that Ory’s move to California and those of Louis Armstrong and Joe Oliver were all ... More


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