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Wings Over Jordan Choir photograph
Description: Wings Over Jordan Choir performing at a radio station, ca. 1935-1950. Rev. Glenn T. Settle, seated in front on the left, founded the choir in 1935, and was the narrator of the choir's weekly radio performance. Reg Merridan, seated on the right, was the radio announcer for WGAR in Cleveland, which aired "Negro Hour" every week. Standing before the choir is Hattye Easley, the assistant conductor. The group was the first professional African American choir in the country. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02702
Subjects: African Americans--Ohio; Music; Multicultural Ohio--Religion in Ohio
Places: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)