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[Letter from Roberto R. Anguiano to Media Outlets - October 28, 1974]

Description: Letter from Roberto R. Anguiano, project coordinator at the Bilingual Bicultural Coalition on Mass Media. As an ally and close partner with the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), Anguiano has sent out a notice of an upcoming news conference held by the BCMM to discuss their reasons behind denying local San Antonio radio station - KAPE radio - a license renewal.
Date: October 28, 1974
Creator: Anguiano, Roberto R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Bilger & Blair to William B. Ray - July 3, 1974]

Description: Letter from Bilger & Blair, attorneys at law, to William B. Ray, chief of the complaints and compliance division of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Although only one page of the letter has been provided, it would appear that the attorneys are explaining a miscommunication that occurred between members of the Black Coalition on Mass Media and the KAPE radio sales manager - Franklin Collins. He did not provide a copy of a renewal application because he did not know it was available.
Date: July 3, 1974
Creator: Bilger, Donald E. & Blair, Forbes W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Nolan A. Bowie to Mario Marcel Salas - November 20, 1974]

Description: Letter from Nolan A. Bowie to Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM). He writes to share his opinion on the dispute that developed between BCMM and KAPE radio, and as to whether or not the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would consider his petition to deny the radio station a license renewal. He doesn't think it will go far, but encourages Mr. Salas to not give up.
Date: November 20, 1974
Creator: Bowie, Nolan A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Tommy Calvert to Jerry Moon - January 10, 1979]

Description: Letter from Tommy Calvert, research chairman of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), to Jerry Moon, general manager of KAPE radio. He is sending the broadcasting station a few suggestions on how to best offer incentives to future employees who wish to remain in broadcasting.
Date: January 10, 1979
Creator: Calvert, Tommy
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Alfred Castellano, Edward R. Day, Keith L. Charlton to John Saunders - March 23, 1981]

Description: Letter from Alfred Castellano, Edward R. Day, and Keith L. Charlton Jr. to John Saunders at Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The men are writing in response to a complaint filed by OUED concerning an unnamed indiscretion by an EMS Technician. They inform Mr. Saunders that proper action has been taken and that further recommendations were given to the Fire Chief.
Date: March 23, 1981
Creator: Castellano, Alfred; Day, Edward R. & Charlton, Keith L., Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Drew S. Days to OUED Members - August 29, 1979]

Description: Letter from Drew S. Days III, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to John H. Sanders, Mario Marcel Salas, and Rick Green of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The letter is in reply to their allegation of fraud in the trial of Webb Boyd, whose murder was believed to have been racially motivated. Mr. Days assures them that correct action will be taken if their allegations are found to be true.
Date: August 29, 1979
Creator: Days, Drew S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[History of Barbara Jordan Center by Rick Greene]

Description: A short history of the Barbara Jordan Community Center project by Rick Greene. According to his testimony, the center came about under the leadership of Organizations United for Eastside Development, after an initial project failed to acquire necessary capital. The BJCC project was eventually able to raise over 1.15 million dollars to build its facilities.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greene, Rick
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from S. Marcus Jahns to T. C. Calvert - June 15, 1979]

Description: Letter from S. Marcus Jahns, director of Budget and Research Department, to T. C. Calvert of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The letter was sent a status report on a proposed government project, the Barbara Jordan Community Center. News include the reallocation of five hundred thousand dollars to the Center and an upcoming meeting with the project architect.
Date: June 15, 1979
Creator: Jahns, S. Marcus
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Finnis E. Jolly to Thomas E. Huebner - August 22, 1979]

Description: Letter from Finnis E. Jolly, area manager of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to Thomas E. Huebner, city manager of San Antonio. Jolly's letter is in response to some of Huebner's questions, as well as a reminder that funds given to the Barbara Jordan Community Center must be reimbursed because of its low priority; otherwise, Jolly will take the proper course of action.
Date: August 22, 1979
Creator: Jolly, Finnis E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[William B. Lloyd Jr. Paper on International Broadcasting]

Description: Typed two-page paper on international broadcasting as it stood in the late 1970's. Authored by William B. Lloyd, Jr., chairman of a Policy Committee associated with the United Nations, the paper discusses a monopoly of satellite broadcasting by the United States and other industrialized countries, and attempts to curb this hegemony by third world countries. Lloyd proposes a solution and discusses a way for it to begin.
Date: 1976~
Creator: Lloyd, William B., Jr.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Black Coalition on Mass Media Minutes - July 16, 1978]

Description: Typed minutes for a July 1978 meeting of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM). It gives information on topics discusses, members in attendance, and other pertinent details.
Date: July 16, 1978
Creator: McCullen, Joyce
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Serge Mukendi to Mario Marcel Salas - October 30, 1980]

Description: Letter from Serge Mukendi, United States Representative of the Congolese National Liberation Front, to Mario Marcel Salas, officer of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The letter is a follow-up from a previous request to know more about Mr. Mukendi's organization.
Date: October 30, 1980
Creator: Mukendi, Serge
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Willard R. Nichols to Mario Marcel Salas - November 26, 1979]

Description: Letter from Willard R. Nichols, acting chief of the Cable Television Bureau, to Mario Marcel Salas, chairperson of the Black Coalition on Mass Media. He regrets to inform him that he's unable to provide him with the services of Ms. Cynthia Ward Jeffries.
Date: November 26, 1979
Creator: Nichols, Willard R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Appeal for SantosCoy and Phillips Murder Investigation by OUED]

Description: Two-page word document by Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED) calling for the suspension of officer James Cammack and an indictment of murder for Hector SantosCoy. SantosCoy, as well as Bobby Jo Philllps thirteen years prior, were both killed by the officer in question. The efforts of the OUED is one in a string of attempts to end police brutality targeted towards racial minorities in San Antonio.
Date: December 81, 1981
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from OUED to Cilvil Rights Division Director - March 7, 1981]

Description: Letter from the Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED) to the Civil Rights Division Director at the United States Department of Justice. The OUED was prompted to write the letter after their president, John H. Sanders Jr., was accused of communist leanings. The letter is sent to the Department of Justice to inquire on the specious statement, which they believe is meant to discredit their civil rights advocacy efforts.
Date: March 7, 1981
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from OUED to Danny Garcia - February 7, 1981]

Description: Letter from Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED) to Danny Garcia, staff writer at San Antonio Light. They are writing to ask for a formal retraction on a statement written by Mr. Garcia, quoting T. C. Calvert as the founder of their organization. They claim OUED was founded by multiple individuals, contrary to Mr. Calvert's quote.
Date: February 7, 1981
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[OUED Press Statement on CASA Conflict]

Description: Press statement released by Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED) over recent actions by Citizens Active in San Antonio (CASA). In a strongly worded statement, OUED voices their discontent with CASA efforts to cut public housing funds as one of their many efforts to prevent the growing presence of minorities.
Date: March 31, 1980
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[OUED Press Statements on Murder Cases]

Description: Press statements released by Organizations United for Eastside Development. They discuss the murders of Arthur McDuffy, Webb Boyd, Bobby Jo Phillips, and Hector SantosCoy. Both statements are strongly worded pieces against police brutality and a broken penal system that targets racial minorities.
Date: 1980-12-28/1981-01-17
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Press Conference Statement - February 18, 1986]

Description: Press conference statement released by Organizations United for Eastside Development. The conference was held to bring attention to Suzanne Hildebrand's profane use of racial slurs against Clinton Jefferson, a San Antonio law enforcement officer, and perhaps her equally racially motivated attacks against judge Benjamin Samples.
Date: February 18, 1986
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Press Conference Statement - January 25, 1986]

Description: Press conference statement released by Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). They are calling for a mass reform of the San Antonio police force and its accompanying organization - the San Antonio Police Officers Association (S.A.P.O.A). The OUED claims that both have not held their officers accountable for various instances of police brutality and violence.
Date: January 25, 1986
Creator: Organizations United for Eastside Development
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from William B. Ray to Mario Marcel Salas - December 9, 1974]

Description: Letter from William B. Ray, chief of the Complaints and Compliance Division of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), to Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media. The letter was sent in response to a formal complaint filed by Mr. Marcel over a failed negotiation with KAPE radio, a San Antonio-based radio station. However, it appears that Mr. Ray did not receive a specific enough complaint, and explains the course of action that needs to occur before the FCC gets involved.
Date: December 9, 1974
Creator: Ray, William B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Carl Richardson and Mario Salas - May 31, 1971]

Description: Letter from Carlos Richardson and Mario Marcel Salas of the Student National Coordinating Committee to Bishop O. Eugene Slater and other members of the Christian community. They write to propose a number of possible philanthropic and charitable solutions that their churches may use to help San Antonio's impoverished residents. It includes the establishment of legal defense funds and transportation to those on welfare, among others.
Date: May 31, 1971
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio