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1931

George Smith began serving as WWVA program director

Other events that happened on or around 1931

Jan 07, 1933

First radio broadcast of Wheeling Jamboree took place in WWVA studios

Apr 01, 1933

The Wheeling Jamboree opened at the Capitol Music Hall before a live audience

Other events that happened on or around April 01, 1933

1942

The audience of the Wheeling Jamboree grew when WWVA became a 50,000 watt station

1946

George Smith died

Other events that happened on or around 1946

Dec 13, 1969

The Capitol Theater again became the home of the Wheeling Jamboree


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