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Blanchard, Lowell, 1910-1968

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lowell Blanchard’s Radio Album

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.042
Scope and Contents

Lowell Blanchard's Radio Album 32 pgs., wraps. About 1939-40. States that Lowell is 33 years old in intro. Favorites of WNOX Mid-day Merry-Go-Round. Pictures of all the stars, the station downtown, the old Market Hall, gimmicks, promos, skits, etc. Words to lots and lots of songs. Chet Atkins is not shown, but words to one of his songs are printed. Roy Acuff shown.

Dates: circa 1939-1940

Powell High School research papers, 1992-1993, 1997. Janie Cassell, teacher.

Identifier: MSC 0804
Scope and Contents

Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.

Dates: 1992-1993, 1997

VWF-81, 1963-1964

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.016.081
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Footage of Hillbilly Homecoming beauty contest in Maryville, TN, hosted by Lowell Blanchard; ferry trip off North Carolina coast.

Dates: 1963-1964

WNOX radio broadcasts photographs

Identifier: SPC 2005.004
Scope and Contents

WNOX [Mid -Day Merry Go Round] radio broadcasts. ca. 1945? Two 8x10” B&W photographs. On stage at WNOX radio studio in Knoxville. Lowell Blanchard standing at microphone with 14 members of the cast of the daily radio program, Mid-Day Merry Go Round. One of seated is “Hot Shot Elmer,” one of the two Carlyle brothers. Second picture shows man and small group at microphones with others in background.

Dates: ca. 1945