I don't see any WDIA items in their catalog, but you might want to
check with the University of Memphis Radio Program Archive
At 12/15/2006 09:12 AM, Suzanne Whitehouse wrote:
>I am researching radio stations with predominately black audiences from
>the years before and during the early civil rights movement as part of a
>museum project. Specifically, I am looking for airchecks and news
>reports from these stations that could be edited together with music
>from the era to reproduce the experience of listening to radio during
>that time period.
>Does anyone know of a collector who specializes in this type of
>material? I have found a couple of websites that include airchecks from
>WLAC in Nashville by DJ's such as Bill "Hossman" Allen, Gene Nobles and
>John "R" Richburg. I would like to find the people who may own* this
>material, as well as airchecks/news reports from other similar radio
>stations of the era. I would also be interested in the same from
>station WDIA in Memphis.