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    Elston Brooks Collection

    Summary: Brooks was born February 18, 1930, attended Paschal High School in Fort Worth, and enjoyed a successful career in local radio and print journalism. The first sponsored program on KXOL was his "Ballads by Brooks" presented by The Fair Department Store. Brooks was 17. The show premiered on April 2, 1947, at 5:30 p.m. Brooks later became a columnist for the Fort Worth Star Telegram and author of several books. Elston Brooks died May 22, 1991.
    • Book: Autographed copy of Don't Dry-Clean my Black Jack. Branch-Smith Publishing, 1979.