The first black group to have a program on radio station KNBY was the United Harmonizers, organized in 1948. Pictured are, from left to right, Ted Hatchett, Norris Stephenson, Theophilus Henderson, Gus Hatchett, and T.A. Watson. Minnie Bell Stephenson sits at the piano.

Watson, Tim, and Elizabeth Jacoway. Newport and Jackson County. Arcadia Publishing, 2016