Television History - The First 75 Years
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1942-1945
This section documents the popular hobbyist magazines of the day, showing the covers and the index page.


Select a year:      1942    1943    1944    1945


1944 WRGB Station Brochure (Schenectady, NY)

1944 WRGB Brochure.JPG (30424 bytes) (30K)    "Television at WRGB  -  General Electric"

1944 WRGB-Pg1.JPG (79914 bytes) (80K)
"Television - Stripping away the blinders of distance and darkness, building a bridge across space, television is bringing the world right into your living room..."

1944 WRGB-Pg2.JPG (128135 bytes) (128K)    1944 WRGB-Pg2-TXT.JPG (169932 bytes) (170K) Enlarged Text

1944 WRGB-Pg3.JPG (88486 bytes) (89K)    1944 WRGB-Pg3-TXT.JPG (196194 bytes) (196K) Enlarged Text

"Tonight at 8:00 WRGB goes on the air ......."

1944 WRGB-Pg4.JPG (135946 bytes) (136K)    "Growing Pains ..."   tells about the May 12, 1928 announcement that GE Station WGY will broadcast TV programs 3 days per week.

1944 WRGB-GE TV History.JPG (144560 bytes) (145K)
Highlights of General Electric Television History ...


1945 Radio News

1945 April RADIO NEWS.JPG (45811 bytes) (46K)
April 1945 - RCA Postwar Projection Television