Friday, June 12, 2015

KMA Shenandoah, Iowa (signed by Earl May) Dec 25th 1928

Earl May, the founder and president of the Earl E. May Seed and Nursery Company, was a popular radio pioneer and broadcast host who built and owned station KMA, situated in Shenandoah, Iowa.

The letter, addressed to Miss Jennie Mae Ackerman in Toledo, Iowa, concerned a request from Earl May for the names of five people interested in the next European tour, organised and enthusiastically described by the popular broadcast host.

A high resolution image from the letterhead illustration showing Earl E. May with the Radio Digest Gold Cup received in 1926 after being voted the "World's Most Popular Radio Announcer" by over 452,000 people throughout the United States.

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