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Picturing The Past: WWNC Radio Hosted Brevard In 1927


Last updated 4/14/2020 at 10:41am

Adelaide Silversteen

WWNC hosted Brevard's first night on the air on Thursday, May 19, 1927 in their Asheville radio studio. The hour long program sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce was comprised of local musical talent and two addresses about Transylvania County.

Misses Adelaide and Dorothy Silversteen, accompanied by Miss Marguerite Robertson on the piano, led off the program with a duet of Frederic Knight Logan's "Hush-A-Bye, Ma Baby." Calls immediately came into the station requesting they sing again, which they did later in the evening.

They were followed by a violin solo, "A Hungarian Dance" composed...

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