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Russ Carter Papers, 1958-1994

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Identifier: A0247

Title: Russ Carter Papers, 1958-1994


St. Louisan Russ Carter attended Cleveland High School, where he developed an interest in singing. He continued to pursue singing during his years at the University of Missouri-Columbia through participation in the University Singers, the Glee Club, Gene Beckman's Black and Gold orchestra, and Ted Weems' orchestra. In 1951, Carter began working for Remington Rand, and later he joined Day-Brite Lighting Company in sales and promotion. In 1958, he became the associate producer of KSD-TV's St. Louis Hop, and in 1959, he became the show's master of ceremonies, a position he held until 1972.

Papers relating to St. Louis Hop, a locally telecast, weekly television dance program for teenagers, and Russ Carter.

1 folder

Cite as: Russ Carter Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1958-1994

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts


Subjects: Popular music
Popular culture


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