WIRE-AM 1430 Indianapolis Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MUSIC-020

Collection Overview

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook includes photographs from community events and "behind the scenes" at the station; radio personality bios; ratings and other administrative documents; promotional materials; newspaper articles; and sample programming lists.

Dates

  • 1981 - 1983

Extent

.5 Cubic Feet (one scrapbook)

Biographical / Historical

WIRE-AM 1430, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, was on the air from 1935-1990. The country music station achieved enormous ratings success in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. David Letterman purportedly worked at the station early in his career. The station was also known for its sports broadcasting and community service events.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers using this collection assume full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright, and are responsible for securing permissions necessary for publication or reproduction.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Contents were removed from the original binder and rehoused in folders.

Related Materials

For additional information about WIRE-AM 1430, see http://www.wire1430.com/

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown.
Title
Guide to WIRE-AM Indianapolis Scrapbook
Author
Compiled by Emily DiLeo and Frances Zengel.
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English