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[BCMM and KAPE Radio Dispute Documents]

Description: Several correspondences involving KAPE radio, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM). The focus of the documents is a dispute between the BCMM and KAPE, in which the BCMM tried to revoke the broadcaster's license. Also included is KAPE's effort to dismiss the BCMM, a deadline extension by the FCC, and various affidavits made on behalf of the BCMM.
Date: 1974

[Black Coalition on Mass Media Press Statement]

Description: Press statement released by the Black Coalition on Mass Media, a San Antonio civil rights organization with the intent to better how the mass media represents and interacts with the African-American community. The statement explains their basic purpose and goes on to specify a particular grievance with KAPE radio, which they see as exploitative and damaging.
Date: October 30, 1974

[Boy Learns About Driving Railroad Spikes]

Description: Slide of the Transportation Museum of San Antonio area at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are two boys present, one of whom is holding a tool that he is using to drive railroad spikes into a section of railroad behind the boys. There are two men to the right of the boys, one of whom is overseeing the boys.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Bunny Brass Band Representing the Easter Fires Pageant]

Description: Slide of the Bunny Brass Band performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is formed into a half circle with the maestro standing in the middle in front of them. They are all in rabbit costumes. The bunny mascot is a small boy, also dressed up, and is standing in the foreground to the left. He is holding a round makeshift sign reading "Easter Fires Pageant Mar. 29, 1975."
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Chimney Makers Working Together to Build a Chimney]

Description: Slide of Cecil Overstreet (on ladder), Clifton Warden and a helper using stone to build a chimney on a log house at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mentioned people are gathered near and on the roof and making progress on the chimney while two other men squat at the base of it as they wait for an opportunity to help with the project.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Customers at a Wendish Gallery]

Description: Slide of a Wendish gallery, sponsored by the Wendish Culture Club, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Costumed Mary Schimank (right), from Houston, Texas, is showing a Wendish cross to her customers. Between her and the three present customers, there is a table on which are Wendish wares, including crosses and cushions.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Demonstration Using a Froe and Mallet]

Description: Slide of Bill Lindig using a froe and mallet to turn logs into shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a log standing on a stump and Lindig is hammering a froe into the log to shave shingles out of it. There are scattered spectators behind him and a pile of shingles in front.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Display of Guns by the Alamo Muzzle Loading Gun Club]

Description: Slide of the Alamo Muzzle Loading Gun Club displaying period guns on large boards. There are two people behind a table who are in the club, one is a woman in period clothing and a man with a large gun resting on his shoulder. In front of them is a table with various samples of ammunition and there is a group of boys observing the display. The club set up their display at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[English Pub Serving Customers]

Description: Slide of a British pub sponsored by the British Sporting club of San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival. To the right is a bar or counter of sorts where people are operating the pub. In the foreground is a group of four sitting at the table and in the background is a man playing darts.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[German Kitchen Craft]

Description: Slide of Cynthia North molding baker's clay to demonstrate German kitchen craft at the Texas Folklife Festival. North is in the foreground with a young girl to her left who is also molding clay and to North's right are many finished crafts in baskets. In front of North is a table covered in large mixing bowls, a hand mixer, a rolling pin and other kitchen gadgets.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Harry Schneider Drawing Caricatures]

Description: Slide of Joe Bowman, a precision fast draw expert from Houston, Texas, dressed as a cowboy and holding a gun in each hand so as to strike a pose. Harry Schneider is drawing a caricature of Bowman in this position. Behind Bowman is a variety of caricatures clothes pinned on a netting. . This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Irish Folk Dancers Performance]

Description: Slide of a Irish Folk Dancers from Houston, Texas performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a grouping of three female dancers dancing in the foreground and three male dancers in the background. All of the dancers are wearing traditional Irish clothing.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[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.

[Letter from Julia B. Smith to Western Area Chapter Presidents - March 4, 1974]

Description: Letter from Julia B. Smith to chapter presidents of The Links, Inc. in the western United States asking chapters to poll their members about a possible increase in member fees to finance round-trip transportation for area directors to Washington, D.C. Smith is opposed to the fee increase because she believes the Links' national treasury should pay for the transportation from its fund balance.
Date: March 4, 1974
Creator: Smith, Julia B.

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to William B. Ray - June 18, 1974]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), to William B. Ray of the Complaints and Compliance Division at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He writes to request a 60 day extension for a petition to deny renewal of the KAPE radio license. He also asks that no renewal be given by the FCC until they are able to complete their investigation. The requests are made on the grounds that KAPE refused to provide BCMM members a copy of their 1974 renewal application, which is against the law.
Date: June 18, 1974
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to William B. Ray - October 12, 1974]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, chairman of the Black Coalition on Mass Media(BCMM), to William B. Ray of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The letter was sent as a formal complaint to the FCC after a local radio station in San Antonio - KAPE radio - refused to meet with the BCMM to discuss the disregard they had shown towards the African-American community.
Date: October 12, 1974
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel

[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.