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In 1941 Raymond H. Abel, a UI graduate student in speech and theatre arts, wrote his master's thesis, A Project and Preliminary Investigation of Problems Involved in Producing a Play for Television. The thesis recounted his experience directing a UI…
An over-all view of W9XK's telecasting equipment, showing scanning unit (at left) and amplifier-monitor panel. Handles on scanner are used to direct scanning beam on object in studio on other side of the wall. Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Electrical…
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.
Television camera employing Iconoscope. Electrical engineering instructor Ray C. Kent is focusing W9XUI camera by adjusting large portrait lens, 1941.
Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Dept. of Electrical engineering, looking through a bank of ten photoelectric cells mounted in frame for use at W9XK studio, 1933.
E.B. Kurtz tuning a television receiving set at W9XK television station, The University of Iowa, ca. 1933
Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, adjusting a television receiving set manufactured by Echophone Company. Echophone manufactured sets that were capable of receiving the W9XK signal.
Report on newly-licensed W9XUI, broadcasting on VHF television band.
Correspondence between University of Iowa Electrical Engineering Prof. James T. Rood and WSUI radio station manager Carl Menzer, June 7, 1929
Rood, a professor of engineering, expressed skepticism of plans for an experimental television station at the University of Iowa, in this letter addressed to Carl Menzer, manager of radio station WSUI.
Correspondence between University of Iowa Dean of College of Engineering Prof. F.M. Dawson and university president W.A. Jessup, January 13, 1932
Requesting permission for Prof. E.B. Kurtz, College of Engineering, to meet with Chicago engineers concerning television broadcasting equipment needs.
Correspondence between University of Iowa Dean of College of Engineering Prof. F.M. Dawson and university president W.A. Jessup, July 27, 1931
Seeking permission to travel to Chicago to meet with Western Television Corporation officials about project.