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Foyer Voyeur: 1942

Foyer Voyeur: 1942

May 25, 1942. "Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey. View through acoustics foyer window." With a barrier for the more absent-minded scientists. 5x7 acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

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Somewhere on the property someone was patiently assembling and experimenting with a germanium point-contact device that became the transistor. What a place Bell Labs was!

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