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b5f41a - McClendon's explains necessity to expand FM hour - 1969.jpg
"This is folder 41 which are descriptions of WENN-AM and FM. Well, what they are actually proposing is to expand the hours of WENN FM with a very lengthy application signed and supported by a lot of people in the community. They simulcasted FM but…

b5f40a - Atty Anderson to Johnston-file reports - Dec 11, 1969.jpg
"Ok. we’re up to folder 40 which contains a letter from David Anderson rather, who was a… my guess is an attorney handling filings with the FCC. It doesn’t specifically say, but on December of 1969, instructing George Johnston III to file ownership…

b5f39a - PSA announcing major changes to WJLN - July 17, 1969.jpg
"This is folder 39 from 1969 which has within it various applications to the FCC to make changes to the tower and to increase power from 23kw to 100kw for WJLN 104.7. It includes the direct application, also notices that needs to be read on the air.…

b5f38a - April-May ARB Birmingham - 1969.jpg
"This is folder 38. These are ratings from 1969. Ok, one of them is from April and May of 1969 and one of them is from October/November of 1969. These are the result of diaries mailed to possible listeners. There are 1,228 diaries. That was a total…

b5f37a - Note from Johnston III to staff about PD Lawson - 1969.jpg
"Alright, we’re moving on to folder 37 which is a copy of a letter, it’s unclear who it’s addressed to, but it verifies Jimmy Lawson’s employment at the radio station, WJLD, with the signature, the name George Johnston III underneath. Vice president,…

b5f36a - Front cover WJLD's Playtime mini mag - Jan 1969.jpg
"This is folder 36. Folder 36 is a sheet containing advertising of WJLD, on WJLD. It’s called Playtime and it’s not the complete magazine. It’s only pages 5 through 8, but it does describe many of the business in the black communities at the time on…

b5f35a - front and back cover of a WJLD promotion - 1969.jpg
"Folder 35 is a WJLD contest folder… I’m sorry, correction. It’s called a WJLD Double Dozen and also WJLD… WJLN-FM. And this is like a top 24 songs that were out for the week beginning August 8, 1969, and it lists not only the pop but also the gospel…

b5f34a - News brief iv Herman Maddox, Jasper Mayor - 1969.jpg
"This is folder 34 which contains various news briefs of interviews with various civic and religious leaders from Jasper and Sylacauga. Race relations is a major topic. They are brief and worth reading. We know that both Mayor Dark of Sylacauga and…

b5f33a - WJLN Audio Frequency Report - 1969.jpg
"This is folder 33, from 1969. It is an audio frequency proof of performance measurements of WJLN-FM, which is 104.7 on the FM dial, megacycles. A testing by the engineering department of the National Association of Broadcasters from December 12,…

b5f32a - WJLD soul radio stationary - 1969.jpg
"Folder 32 contains a batch of stationary from WJLD in Homewood. It has a Homewood address… or a P.O. Box in Homewood, but I do believe the phone number is still the same phone number as downtown Birmingham. That’s it. Stationary, letterhead, and…
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