Harold McPeak Collection

Bobbie Wygant at Grand Opening of Seminary South Shopping Center in 1962
 
Summary: Collection relates to the Seminary South Shopping Center. In image shown, Bobbie Wygant holds the microphone at grand opening event in 1962. Entertainment Reporter and Critic Bobbie Wygant has spent all 64 years of her broadcasting career with NBC 5 in Fort Worth, Texas. Bobbie joined NBC 5 two weeks before the station went on the air as WBAP-TV. To quote Bobbie, "they poured me in with the foundation." Born in Lafayette, Indiana, Bobbie came to Texas with a degree in broadcasting and psychology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Bobbie did live game shows, commercials and produced and hosted a live talk show for 16 years. She is noted for her celebrity interviews. Bobbie was the first woman in the Southwest to host a general interest talk show and the first broadcaster in the Southwest to present theater and movie reviews on television. Seminary South Shopping Center was the first shopping center of its kind in Fort Worth, starting a trend away from downtown shopping to the suburban area.
 
Subject files
  • Seminary South Shopping Center advertising, site plans, newspaper clippings, information sheets, copy machine photographs
Photographs
  • Eight 9 by 11 inches black and white of Seminary South Shopping Center Grand Opening, 1962
This page was last modified on January 28, 2016

TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS

County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111

Tarrant County provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure that information provided is correct. However, in any case where legal reliance on information contained in these pages is required, the official records of Tarrant County should be consulted. Tarrant County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Tarrant County web site.

100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196