Biographical materials, 1954-2001
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Scope and Contents of the Papers
The Don Kennedy papers, 1956-2013, contain writings, audio recordings, photographs, printed materials, and awards related to Kennedy’s television and radio broadcasting career. The bulk of the materials relate to the production of the Big Band Jump radio shows between 1989 and 2013. These include scripts, cue sheets, newsletters, and broadcast masters of the weekly programs. The papers include some full-length interviews with musicians and other big band-era figures that were subsequently edited for broadcast. The collection also includes promotional and photographic materials from his work with television station WATL-TV, 1976-1978; radio stations WKLS FM, 1960-1970, and the Georgia Network, 1972-1982; as well as his time as children’s television host "Officer Don," 1956-1969.
The scripts, cuesheets, and sound recordings for Big Band Jump are all filed by program number.
- Creation: 1954-2001
- From the Collection: Kennedy, Don, 1930- (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
From the Collection: 22.58 Linear Feet (in 29 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English