THE RADIO HISTORIAN

THE RADIO HISTORIAN'S
SAN FRANCISCO PHOTO ARCHIVE of

KFRC logo

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KFRC license application 1924
KFRC's original station
license application from
Department of Commerce files, 192
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KFRC program schedule 1925
KFRC program schedule, 1925

KFRC's first studio, in the City of Paris Department Store, 1925

Harrison Holliway, founder and Manager of KFRC 

Young Harrison Holliway operating his ham radio station, 6BN 

Whitcomb Hotel

The Whitcomb Hotel -
KFRC's first home


 Don Lee Cadillac

The Don Lee Radio Networks


The Don Lee Cadillac Building,
exterior view

The Don Lee Cadillac Building,
showroom view
 

KFRC transmitter

The KFRC transmitter in the Don Lee
Cadillac Building, 1930s.


The Cast of KFRC's
Blue Monday Jamboree, 1927
 

 

Blue Monday Jamboree poster
Blue Monday Jamboree
publicity poster

Harrison Holliway announcing on KFRC's "Jamboree", 1927 


Al Pearce, of KFRC's
'Happy Go Lucky Hour'

Cast Photos of KFRC's
'Happy Go Lucky Hour'
Sunset sheet music
Sheet music for the song "Sunset",
introduced on the "Happy Go Lucky Hour" on KFRC

Meredith Willson, KFRC's
Music Director, 1929
 

The Murray and Harris comedy team

'Haywire Mac' McClintock of KFRC's "Mac and His Gang", 1920's 

Tommy Harris, KFRC's 14-year-old star vocalist,  1932 

Morey Amsterdam
Comedian Morey Amsterdam
on KFRC

Cal Pearce
Cal Pearce and some other
KFRC characters

Harold Peary
Harold Peary on KFRC

Edna Fischer, popular KFRC pianist 
Mayor Rolph at KFRC
Governor James Rolph
at KFRC, 1932

Merv Griffin began his career
as a KFRC staff vocalist

Ernie Smith
Ernie Smith football broadcast
on KFRC, 1930
KFRC comedy team
Comedy programs on KFRC
in the early 1930s
Ruth Anderson
Ruth Anderson, KFRC Newscaster
KFRC Breakfast Gang
The KFRC Breakfast Gang

KFRC QSL

Two Early KFRC QSL cards
Earl C. Anthony antenna
Competition with
Earle C. Anthony
KFRC Jimmy Lyons
Jimmy Lyons on KFRC, early 60s

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