Scope and Content of the Collection
52 QSL cards from African American ham radio operators, CB radio operators, and shortwave radio disc jockeys from the late 1970s and early 1980s. Includes cards from across the United States with the most from Texas and Louisiana. Also includes a variety of other states including Puerto Rico. Most feature humorous illustrations, nicknames, and slogans. Some cards are annotated with handwritten messages.
- Creation: 1979-1981
Conditions Governing Access
The African American shortwave radio operator cards are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).