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[Reply by Black Coalition on Mass Media to FCC Regarding KAPE Radio License]

Description: Reply by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding a dismissal of the KAPE radio license. In prior records, the BCMM filed a petition to get KAPE radio off the air, criticizing the San Antonio broadcasters for their poor track record with the African-American community. According to the document, this petition was blocked by KAPE on grounds of being untimely filed. It is the intention of this particular document to refute KAPE and persuade the FCC to accept their original petition.
Date: 1974
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Petition by Black Coalition on Mass Media Against KAPE Radio License]

Description: Petition filed by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against the KAPE radio license. The radio station, a local broadcaster in San Antonio, is criticized by the BCMM for its poor track record with the African-American community. The petition is an attempt to intervene in their license renewal and get them off the air, listing various reasons for their rationale.
Date: 1974
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill for Services Rendered for John J. Herrera by John H. Barron - April 14, 1947]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of an itemized bill sent to John J. Herrera for services rendered by John Barron, Consulting Radio Engineers of Washington, D.C. Services rendered between March 5 through April 11, 1947 and totaled $906.05.
Date: April 14, 1947
Creator: Barron, John H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Financial Statement for Felix H. Morales]

Description: Financial Statement prepared for Felix H. Morales for September 1947. The statement lists Morales' assets as $40,194.27, total liabilities as $7,085 and net worth as $33,109.27.
Date: September 1, 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Contract between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi - May 10, 1947]

Description: A memorandum of a contract made between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi in Bexar County, Texas. The contract stated that Morales had employed Belfi as the general manager of the proposed radio station in Houston, Harris County, Texas. The contract listed the salary and commission terms Belfi was to receive as well as housing and transportation accommodations. The full term of the contract was to expire after ten years on May 10, 1957 and it was signed by both parties and notarized.
Date: May 10, 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Hearing, for Roy Hofheinz and W. N. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: A notice from the Federal Communications Commission regarding the application of Texas Star Broadcasting Company. This is an order for a hearing for Mission Broadcasting Company to determine the legal, technical, financial and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the proposed station in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[H.R. 8713, 94th Congress, 1st session - 1975]

Description: H.R. 8713, Report No. 94-506, of the 94th Congress, 1st session introducted by Peter W. Rodino on July 17, 1975 and reported with an amendment on September 24, 1975. "A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes."
Date: July 17, 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. House
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez. on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Document is to certify that the content is true and correct. Last page does not contain signature from Ramirez and is not notarized.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Ben Rios - 1955-07-05]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between Mr. Ellis and Ben Rios on July 5, 1955. Document is to certify that the content is true and correct. Last page does not contain signature from Mr. Rios and is not notarized.
Date: July 5, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Complaint for Injunction and Damages, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al.]

Description: Complaint for Injunction and Damages from the attorneys of the plaintiffs, Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants. Contains handwritten notes and outlines the details for the allegations against the defendants in the lawsuit.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Complaint for Injunction and Damages, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al. - 1955-07-18]

Description: Document notifying John J. Herrera that the Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, had filed a Motion to Dismiss. The motion was made due to the named plaintiffs not authorizing John J. Herrera to file suit on their behalf. From the case Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants.
Date: July 18, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Mateo Camarillo]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Ellis questions Camarillo about his involvement in the segregation suit and his association with attorney John J. Herrera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from George Ramirez]

Description: Document stating that George Ramirez was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Ramirez had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas. This document was also signed by Pete De La Rosa.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ramirez, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ben Rios]

Description: Document is a signed statement from Ben Rios who was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Rios had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rios, Ben
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Mateo Camarillo]

Description: Document signed by Mateo Camarillo who was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1, in Fort Bend County. Camarillo had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas. The document was signed by Mateo Camarillo and Domingo Torres.
Date: unknown
Creator: Camarilo, Mateo
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communicaton Commission Order for Construction Permit, Eugene J. Roth, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for Construction Permit regarding the Mission Broadcasting Company (KONO) of San Antonio, Texas. An application had been submitted to change the facilities of KONO in San Antonio and a hearing was needed to determine the technical, financial, and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the station.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit Hearing, Roy Hoefheinz and W. H. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for a Hearing in regards to the application for a Construction Permit filed by the Texas Star Broadcasting Company of San Antonio, Texas. The Hearing would determine if there would be interference with the radio services proposed in the pending application submitted by Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit, for Blake Smith, Jr., and Eugene Smith Womack, May 2, 1947]

Description: An Order for Construction Permit from the FCC. The order dismissed the application of Felix Morales in Houston thereby removing the conflict with another applicant for the same radio facilities. The FCC Order granted a construction permit to Bi-Stone Broadcasting Company in Mexia, Texas.
Date: May 2, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library