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CFQC radio transmitter house and towers.

CFQC radio transmitter house and towers at 1323 Osler St. Officially opened on Jul. 18, 1923. David Streb, president of Electric Shop and A.A. Murphy, secretary-treasurer, financed transmitter in hope that brisk business for selling receiving sets would follow.

Date: ca 1923.

Photographer: Hillyard and Hume.

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Portrait of Martha Bowes.

Portrait of Martha Bowes, announcer, on postcard advertising radio station CJWC.

Date: [between 1925 and 1928].

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CFQC transmitter near Aberdeen.

CFQC transmitter near Aberdeen.

Date: [ca. 1930].

Photographer: Wait, Frederick Elmer.

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CFQC recording room.

Room with grand piano and oriental carpets and mismatched furniture. A microphone hangs by the piano.

Date: [before 1938].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Jack Wells and Cy Cairns.

Popular CFQC radio duo, Cy Cairns (playing piano) and Jack Wells in C.F.Q.C. studio.

Date: [ca. 1938].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Control room with broadcast console.

Interior of CFQC, showing control room and studio visible through glass partition. At left are two turntables and large speaker; microphone with panel of audio controls on counter near centre visible at right.

Date: 1938.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Jack Wells and Cy Cairns.

Popular CFQC radio duo Jack Wells (standing) and pianist Cy Cairns at piano. Cairns was announcer and pianist at CFQC from 1933-1941. Jack Wells joined staff at CFQC in 1937, rejoining in 1940 after a year in Trail, BC.

Date: 1938.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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CFQC radio duo Jack Wells and pianist Cy Cairns.

Popular CFQC radio duo Jack Wells (standing) and pianist Cy Cairns. Cairns was announcer and pianist at CFQC from 1933 to 1941. Jack Wells joined staff of CFQC in 1937, rejoining in 1940 after a year in Trail, BC.

Date: 1938.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A. & Creative Professional Photographers.

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"Miss 1340" beauty queen rides Radio station CKOM float in parade.

"Miss 1340" beauty queen rides Radio station CKOM float in parade passing eastward down 20th Street West near Avenue C. Part of building later occupied by Mandarin Restaurant visible at left (West Star Fruit & Grocery? furniture store (Fix It?) in centre background where Bee Hive flooring was later housed.

Date: [ca. 1947]?.

Photographer: Warner, Nelson.

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CFQC Radio Studio B.

View of CFQC Radio Studio B showing a grand piano in the corner in front of a small window, with a partial view of the control panel on the other side. A side table and chair are to the right. One of the images is cropped and shows only the piano and bench.

Date: 1947.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Recording studio.

CFQC radio recording studio.

Date: ca. 1948.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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CFQC radio transmitter building and towers on 11th Street West.

CFQC radio transmitter building and towers on 11th Street West. This could be the building described on p. 32-33 of "ACTION: ACHIEVEMENT: MODERN, 1923-1949, CFQC SASKATOON"

Date: 1948.

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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Store display window of CFQC contest.

Harry Dekker and Cornel Sawchuk at the microphone in Studio A of CFQC Radio in the late 1940s or early 1950s.

Date: [ca. 1950].

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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Activities and personnel at CFQC.

File consistis of images of activities and personnel at CFQC. Included are an organist and pianist (possibly Cy Cairns) , probably in broadcast studio, two male broadcasters (Laurie Korchin possibly on left) holding horseshoe over woman's head while she writes, , and other broadcasters (one possibly Harry Dekker)

B-953, B-954 and B-956: Organist and pianist

B-957: Two men hold a horseshoe over a woman's head. Microphone behind

B-958: Memo saying "We'll see you all at the convention" and signed by A. A. Murphy, Vern Dallin, and Blair Nelson

B-959 and B-960:Same broadcaster at microphone

B-961and B-962: Two broadcasters at microphone.

Date: [ca. 1950].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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A Crowd gathers around CFQC's outdoor studio watching three women performers.

A Crowd gathers around CFQC's outdoor studio watching three women performers. Man behind platform may be Wilf Gilbey who hosted many amateur hours. Family at the left side of stage may be waiting to perform. Hats prominent in audience. (Part of series)

Date: [ca. 1950].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Gordon Walburn in CKOM radio station control room.

A-2217: Gordon Walburn, radio announcer, at the controls (operating a turntable and knobs) in control room of CKOM

A-2218: Interior view of studio. An unidentified musician is seated at the piano and a woman at microphone. Technician is visible through window

A-2219: Reception area at CKOM. A woman, seated at the desk, speaks on the telephone.

Date: June 6, 1951.

Photographer: Hillyard and Hume.

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Chris and Harry Dekker.

Chris holds a rolling pin in a threatening pose while sitting across from Harry. A CFQC microphone, an alarm clock, dishes and records as well as a booklet titled "1,000 Jokes" is on the table between them.

Date: April 1952.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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CFQC Building on 1st Avenue North.

CFQC Building on 1st Avenue North. Signs in window say "No longer a dream - TV is coming!", "TV is coming to Saskatoon. Are you ready for it?". There are also ads for "Stewart-Warner TV." Sign behind says "HBC" for Hudson's Bay Co., later renamed The Bay.

Date: [ca. 1953].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A. ?

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CFQC Building on 1st Avenue North.

CFQC Building on 1st Avenue North. Written on original mount "CFQC Building - likely 1953." That would have been just before the advent of television in 1954.

Date: 1953.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Nan Marshall.

Waist up portrait of Nan Marshall (CFQC Radio Office Manager) holding a pen in her right hand, sits behind a desk.

Date: 1953.

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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