KCOR Radio Photograph

KCOR Radio Photograph

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Description
This black and white photograph shows 11 men in suits posing on a plot with two signs that read "H. B. Zachry Co. / General Contractor / San Antonio, Texas" and "Future Home of / KCOR / Radio / 1350KC / Television / Channel 41". The photo dates to the early 1940s, when KCOR was first going on air. KCOR was licensed and operated by Raoul A. Cortez (1905-1971), a pioneer of Spanish-language media in the United States. Cortez later established the KCOR-TV station in 1955, and programmed his stations to serve the Spanish-speaking community in Texas.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 15/16 in x 9 15/16 in; 20.16125 cm x 25.24125 cm
ID Number
2015.0002.02
catalog number
2015.0002.02
accession number
2015.0002
Credit Line
Gift of Univision Communications, Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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