Bard College Radio WXBC

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Bard College Radio WXBC
Students performing in sound booth by the direction of a student in the control room - Image Source

Collection Facts


Historical Context

The Bard College radio station WXBC was envisioned in 1946 by Elie Shneour '47, and implemented by many hands, including those of John Gillin '47 who wrote his senior project about the technical design and construction of the station. The "X' in its call letters stood for "Experimental," and the 1951 yearbook described the station as the "Voice of the Bard Campus."

Scope of Collection

This collection contains photographs recording the early history of the WXBC Bard college radio station. This includes images of the station's equipment, as well as students working and on-air broadcast guests.