78 rpm Record Labels - Cham to Cod
Clarion Record Company. 1921-22. New York, NY. Clarion was started by Jacques Kohner, who was involved in Majestic Record Corporation, Paroquette and Lyraphone prior to this venture.
Climax Double Disk Record. 1909-1916. These were made by Columbia.
Labels compiled from the collection of Glenn Longwell. Page last updated on February 21, 2010.
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Cleartone (below). Cleartone Phonograph Co., New York. 1920-1922. The examples shown here were produced by Clarion and Arto. The Arto example is the second one with the C prefix catalog number. The first and third are Clarion and the fourth I'm unsure of.
Champion. 1925-1936. Originally a Starr Piano / Gennett brand this particular record is ca. 1935-36 after the Champion trademark was sold to Decca.
Claxtonola. Brenard Manufacturing Company. 1921-25. Produced either by New York Recording Labs or Starr Piano Company.
Circle. Circle Sound, Inc. New York, NY. This label began in 1946 and this record was recorded in 1950, Paul Barbarin's New Orleans Band.
Chance. Chance Records, Inc. Chicago, IL. Early 1950s started by Art Sheridan. This particular record is from late 1953 or early 1954.
Clarion. 1930-1932. This is one of the Columbia budget labels, selling for 35 cents.
Choreo. Can't identify date or location of this label. Anyone know?
Chicago, Harlem Series. Southern Record Corporation. New York, NY. 1945-46. This label was started by J. Mayo Williams. It was to be replaced by the Sourthern label in 1946. For a detailed history see http://hubcap.clemson.edu/~campber/ebony.html.