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Title
Reunion
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
John Lee Liar was born on July 1, 1894 in Renfro Valley, Kentucky. He was a country music entrepreneur and folklorist. During World War I he was assigned to produce musical shows for servicemen. In 1927 he joined Chicago radio station WLS and in 1937 he joined WLW in Cincinnati. He died November 12, 1985 in Lexington, Kentucky.; James "Haven" Lamont Gillespie was born on February 6, 1888 in Covington, Kentucky. He was an American composer and lyricist. He was the writer of "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" as well as "You Go to My Head." He died on March 14, 1975.
Photograph caption dated July 13, 1950 reads "Lyricist Haven Gillespie's friendship with Lee Wood dates way back to their boyhood in Covington, Kentucky. So now that Lee's got a TV show it's only natural that the tunesmith be his guest. He'll appear with Lee on 'Lee's Lair' tonight at 7, KTSL."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00136170
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d043_f9_i6
CARL0005619846
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65833
Subject
Lair, John
Gillespie, Haven,--1888-1975
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Lyricists--California--San Fernando Valley
Pianists--California--San Fernando Valley
Television personalities--California--San Fernando Valley
Piano--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1941-1950

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