Waco’s Photographer: Fred Gildersleeve

Show Notes

Stephen and Randy welcome Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator for the Texas Collection of Baylor University, to talk about prolific photographer Fred A. Gildersleeve. Gildersleeve was Waco’s go-to photographer in the early 1900s.

Learn more about Gildersleeve on this wacohistory.org entry here.

About the Waco History Podcast

The Waco History Podcast is co-hosted by Randy Lane and Dr. Stephen Sloan. Randy Lane is the great-grandson of Waco architect Roy E. Lane. He’s also a former American Forces Network Radio DJ and is currently the host of the Charity Champions Podcast.

Stephen heads the Oral History Institute at Baylor University. He’s authored several books and created and developed WacoHistory.org, a website and free mobile app for learning more about Waco’s history.
Together they’re telling the known and unknown stories of Waco’s past.

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Album artwork courtesy of the Texas Collection.
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