The 1954 WLS Family Album:

"School Time"

Left: Mrs. Josephine Wetzler, WLS Educational Director, is the "schoolma'am" who rings the bell calling an estimated 1,360,000 boys and girls weekly in rural and urban schools to listen to WLS School Time. Many mothers also tune in to enjoy this afternoon program supplementing their children's daily studies. "Mis Jo" gives a story for the "small fry" Mondays with whimsical Freddie, the Fabulous Field Mouse. She narrates Book Box Tuesdays; presents Magic Harp Wednesdays; Prairieville, U.S.A. Thursdays and We Look at the News Fridays. Pure Milk Association, with 15,660 dairy families, cooperates in making School Time possible.

Below: A Prairieville, U.S.A. cast. From left: Corny Peeples, Mrs. Wetzler, Larry Alexander and Rita Ascot. In control booth, Chuck Ostler, engineer and Bill Nelson, producer.

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