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Multi-Processor Computing: 1924

November 24, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Bonus Bureau, Computing Division. Many clerks figure the amount of the bonus each veteran is entitled to." View full size.

November 24, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Bonus Bureau, Computing Division. Many clerks figure the amount of the bonus each veteran is entitled to." View full size.

 

Gamers: 1924

"Radio at Garfield Hospital, Washington, circa 1924." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

"Radio at Garfield Hospital, Washington, circa 1924." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

 

Apparatus: 1929

August 24, 1929. "Donald H. Brooks, Bureau of Standards." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. So -- what's he doing?

August 24, 1929. "Donald H. Brooks, Bureau of Standards." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. So -- what's he doing?

 

IM Me: 1924

"Howard M. Gore. February 26, 1924." Mr. G, secretary of agriculture in the Coolidge administration, was later governor of West Virginia. And evidently kind of a geek. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

"Howard M. Gore. February 26, 1924." Mr. G, secretary of agriculture in the Coolidge administration, was later governor of West Virginia. And evidently kind of a geek. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Wired: 1925

Electrical circuits and motors at Howard University in Washington, D.C., circa 1925. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Electrical circuits and motors at Howard University in Washington, D.C., circa 1925. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Nipper at Bat: 1920

"Ansell, Bishop & Turner window display. 1920." A Victrola dealer in Washington, D.C., puts Nipper in the game. View full size. National Photo Co. glass negative.

"Ansell, Bishop & Turner window display. 1920." A Victrola dealer in Washington, D.C., puts Nipper in the game. View full size. National Photo Co. glass negative.

 

Hopkins Titanafram: 1926

"Washington, D.C., Industrial Exposition 1926. Hopkins Titanafram." Here's a fascinating glimpse back to a time when  titanaframs were the size of sombreros. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

"Washington, D.C., Industrial Exposition 1926. Hopkins Titanafram." Here's a fascinating glimpse back to a time when titanaframs were the size of sombreros. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Hi-Fi 1954

My brother's do-it-yourself hi-fi. From Top: tweeter, woofer, Webcor portable phonograph, Heathkit amplifier. One of his high school buddies assembled the Heathkit for him. He took this in the upstairs bedroom we shared until a year or so later. That's my bed on the right. Check out our cool wallpaper. View full size.

My brother's do-it-yourself hi-fi. From Top: tweeter, woofer, Webcor portable phonograph, Heathkit amplifier. One of his high school buddies assembled the Heathkit for him. He took this in the upstairs bedroom we shared until a year or so later. That's my bed on the right. Check out our cool wallpaper. View full size.

Radio Room: 1925

1925. "Condenser assembling department." Another view of workers putting radios together at the vast Atwater Kent factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

1925. "Condenser assembling department." Another view of workers putting radios together at the vast Atwater Kent factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

 

The Enormous Radio Factory: 1925

The Atwater Kent radio factory in Philadelphia circa 1925. 8x10 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress. View full size.

The Atwater Kent radio factory in Philadelphia circa 1925. 8x10 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress. View full size.

 

Queens of the Radio: 1925

"Radio set assembling room, 1925." Another view of the Atwater Kent factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

"Radio set assembling room, 1925." Another view of the Atwater Kent factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Bulbs: 1925

March 12, 1925. "C.W. Mitman of Smithsonian Institution with giant and midget bulbs." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

March 12, 1925. "C.W. Mitman of Smithsonian Institution with giant and midget bulbs." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Radio Days: 1928

1928. Speaker grille assembly at the Atwater Kent radio factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

1928. Speaker grille assembly at the Atwater Kent radio factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

A Real Life Saver: 1913

May 24, 1913. Joseph N. Callahan modeling "Coxey's Life Saver and Water Wings." View full size. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.

May 24, 1913. Joseph N. Callahan modeling "Coxey's Life Saver and Water Wings." View full size. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.

 

Atwater Kent: 1925

Philadelphia, 1925. Frank Aiken and Atwater Kent at the new Atwater Kent radio factory. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Philadelphia, 1925. Frank Aiken and Atwater Kent at the new Atwater Kent radio factory. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 
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