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Collection: W9XK Experimental Television at Iowa
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"W9XK, first licensed visual station west of Mississippi, to expand program in 1935" [p. 1], ca. 1934
Newspaper article which recounts the first public demonstration of W9XK in early 1933, plans for current and future programming.
"W9XUI produces television program of dramatic skits," May 16, 1941
Description of programming and names of students and staff involved with production.
Account of television lecture on home planning, The University of Iowa, 1930s
Illustrated lecture on home planning by Prof. Frederic G. Higbee.
Art instructor Aden Arnold of the Plastic and Graphics Arts Department sketches a portrait during the course of his lecture on W9XK television, The University of Iowa, 1933
There is a sound microphone in the right corner and photoelectric cells behind him.
Carl Menzer at the University of Iowa WSUI radio station or the W9XK television station, The University of Iowa, ca. 1925-1930
Carl Menzer was manager of UI radio station WSUI from its inception in 1922 until 1968, when he retired. He, along with Prof. E.B. Kurtz of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, were largely responsible for the development of experimental television…
Clement F. Wade, president of Western Television Corporation, 1930s
Clement F. Wade's company offered to provide the Department of Electrical Engineering several of the necessary equipment components to put W9XK on the air.
Clipping from The University of Iowa news bulletin, January 1936
Announcement of television broadcasts originating from campus.
Correspondence between Carl Menzer of the University of Iowa radio station and the Hon. C.W. Ramseyer, September 15, 1931
WSUI radio station manager requesting support for TV license application. Mr. Ramseyer was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives at the time.
Correspondence between James P. Lynch and University of Iowa Dean of College of Engineering F.M. Dawson regarding television equipment, July 21 and 25, 1933
Example of an inquiry from the public about the UI's experimental television broadcasting service.
Correspondence between U.S. Representative C.W. Ramseyer and University of Iowa Dean of College of Engineering C.C. Williams, January 15, 1932 and acknowledgment letter from C.C. Williams to C.W. Ramseyer, January 21, 1932
U.S. Rep. C.W. Ramseyer advising Dean C.C. Williams of approval of license for experimental television broadcasting.