Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

 

Early Electronic Television

Early Electronic Television Demonstrations

RCA rented equipment to radio stations and department stores around the country in 1939 to allow them to demonstrate television. Many of the below demonstrations used this equipment

British demonstrations (1936) Oklahoma City (1939)
Braunschweig, Germany (1938) Palm Beach, Florida (1939)
Bucharest, Romania (1938) Pittsburgh (KDKA) (1939)
Baird T-5 in Detroit (1938) Portland (1939)
Los Angeles (1938) St. Louis (KDYL) (1939)
Minneapolis (KSTP) (1938) Salt Lake City (1939)
Alleghany County, Pennsylvania (KDKA) (1939) Seattle (1939)
Chicgo, Illinois (WMAQ) (1939) Toronto (1939)
Cincinnati, Ohio (WLW) (1939) Washington, DC (1939)
Franklin Institute - Philadelphia (1939) Washingtod, DC in airplane (1939)
Golden Gate Exposition - San Francisco (1939-40) Worlds Fair - New York (1939-40)
Illinois State Fair (WLS) (1939) Illinois State Fair (1940)
Indiana State Fair (WLS) (1939) Reading, Pennsylvania Fair (1940)
New Orleans (1939) Texas State Fair (1940)

Broadcasting, July 15 1939