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1940 Television's First Year (by the National Broadcasting Company of America)


1940 Televisions 1st Year.JPG (49857 bytes) (51K)
Size: 8-1/2" x 11", Softcover book, with a glassine (clear see-thru) window that looks onto page 3 thru the front cover.

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg3.JPG (44303 bytes) (44K)
Page 3

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg4.JPG (124001 bytes) (124K)
Page 4 -- Foreword

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg7.JPG (149840 bytes) (150K)
Page 7 -- President Roosevelt at the opening of the 1939 New York World's Fair, NBC camera & equipment visible on the RH side.

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg8.JPG (121519 bytes) (122K)
Page 8 -- Albert Robida's (artist) depiction of the "Telephotoscope" in the early 1880s.  Our first 'concept' drawings of television!

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg10.JPG (128448 bytes) (128K)
Page 10 -- Television broadcast to an airplane, and from an airplane.

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg12.JPG (165117 bytes) (165K)
Page 12 -- King George VII and Queen Elizabeth being televised at the 1939 NY World's Fair

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg14.JPG (162082 bytes) (162K)
Page 14 -- Sports on television

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg16.JPG (192535 bytes) (192K)
Page 16 -- Human Interest and Training Programs

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg20.JPG (185263 bytes) (185K)
Page 20 -- Lowell Thomas and the news; Drama programs

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg22.JPG (194608 bytes) (194K)
Page 22 -- Novelty Acts and Demonstrations

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg24.JPG (169155 bytes) (169K)
Page 24 -- Dance and Ballet

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg26.JPG (190405 bytes) (190K)
Page 26 -- Religious Services

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg28.JPG (133160 bytes) (133K)
Page 28 -- Mobile Units & Television Field Engineers

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg29.JPG (126177 bytes) (126K)
Page 29 -- Time on the air; Number of TV Receivers

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg32.JPG (229738 bytes) (230K)
Page 32 -- NBC Televiewer Relations; Television Program Card & Survey

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg34.JPG (216083 bytes) (216K)
Page 34 -- News, Sports and Special Events picked-up by the TV Mobile Unit (Partial Listing)

1940 Televisions 1st Year-Pg37.JPG (125399 bytes) (125K)
Page 37 -- "IKE" - "MIKE" and "KINNY"


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