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  • Tags: Johnson Broadcasting Company

b2f34a - two WJLD-WJLN letter openers  1952.jpg
Box 2 Folder 34: "Various WJLD/WJLN objects from 1952 were donated to WJLD, and then to the BBRM, back in 2015/16 by Candy West, grand daughter of James Connolly, long time manager at WJLD. Here we have letter openers, a WJLD/WJLN rate card, a…

b4f5a - Engineering data for WJLD ap for 1K power - 1960.jpg
Box 4 Folder 5: "This is folder number 5, is a manual for the Johnston Broadcasting Company for WJLD Homewood from about 1960, October of ’60 and its engineering data on the tower. This is probably something that was put together for the FCC because…

b4f33a - invoices from Johnston Bdcasting to WBMG - 1965.jpg
Box 4 Folder 33: "This is folder 33 which contains a receipt made out to WBMG-TV from Johnston Broadcast Company, WJLN. WJLD, WJLN-FM dated September 8, 1965 for engineering there. There’s a bill for solder, Coleman gas, and so forth. These were used…

b4f34a - Johnston bills WBMG.jpg
Box 4 Folder 34: "Here is folder 34 which is a receipt dated June 8, 1965, from Lohnes and Culvert, consulting radio engineers in Washington to add a UHF antennae, asking the FCC permission to add a UHF antenna. It was dated May 10, 1965. It’s…

b4f36a - letter from WBMG to Johnston Manufacturing - 1965.jpg
Box 4 Folder 36: "Folder 36 are two letters from Channel 42, WBMG TV in which they are contacting the Johnston Manufacturing Company, the Johnston Broadcasting Company as well. Two different companies owned by the Johnston family. What these letters…

b5f23a - WJLN application to increase power - Sept 1968.jpg
Box 5 Folder 23: "Folder 23 from 1968 is an application to the FCC from Johnston Broadcasting to increase WJLN power from 25k to 100k. Here's the essence of it from the abstract: The Present Antenna is mounted on the WJLD (AM) tower, as is the…

b5f37a - Note from Johnston III to staff about PD Lawson - 1969.jpg
Box 5 Folder 37: "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…

b5f39a - PSA announcing major changes to WJLN - July 17, 1969.jpg
Box 5 Folder 39: "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…

b5f40a - Atty Anderson to Johnston-file reports - Dec 11, 1969.jpg
Box 5 Folder 40: "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…

b6f3a - Drasft letter to FCC regarding complaints - 1970.jpg
Box 6 Folder 3: "Alright, now moving along to folder 3. Folder 3 are letters to the FCC. These are FCC related letters which also contain job descriptions of the personnel at WJLD and WJLN-FM. All the different job descriptions it seems like: news…
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