Charles Harvey Crutchfield Papers
Charles Harvey Crutchfield (1912-1998) was a mainstay at WBT (Chapel Hill, NC) for most of his career. For ten years, from 1935 to 1945, he served as the station's program director. In the early years, he was an announcer with the legendary WBT Briarhoppers, a group of country musicians who broadcast a live program daily on WBT. In 1945, he became Acting General Manager and eventually became President in 1945. Mr. Crutchfield retired in 1977 after 44 years with the Jefferson-Pilot Broadcasting Company. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, articles, an oral history, videos and other material documenting Crutchfield's career as well as the history of WBT.
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Charles Harvey Crutchfield Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
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