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MG-424

Harry Houck Collection

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accession #1988

MG-424

Harry Houck Collection



PHOTOGRAPHS, [ca. 1898-1947].
(64 folders)

box 1

folder 1
1. Brooklyn Museum, L Espenschild, T Hart, 1905
2. S. S. Tuscans, 1905
3. Microchemist, Spark Gap, 1905
4. Lewis Clement, Oakland, California, Note chimneys are down as result of Earthquake, 5. April 1906
6. Lewis Clement, Oakland, California, 1906
7. Mast Station, Floyd Espensshird, 1369 Dean Street, Brooklyn, 1906-1907
8. Turner, 1907
9. Station, Frank Hart, St. Marks Ave, Brooklyn, 1908
10. Key West Florida, Key West Station, sending apparatus, January 1909
Tampa Florida, 1910

folder 2
11. Combination antennae and lightening switch, 1910
12. Tampa Florida, 1910
13. Tampa Florida, 1910
14. Combination tuner and responder, 1910
15. Macrohemish, 1910
16. Combination turner and responder, 1910
17. Station S.A.G., Note Bay Counties Wireless Tel. Assn. License, Wan 550 meters, Ant C-28 amp, Range- 3,000 miles, open case transfer, 1910
18. Third trick man, "Phil", Cape Hastens, 1910
19. Station, Operation Braksinmiller, Chicago, Congress Hotel, United Wireless, 1910
20. P. Boucharm, Ship, 1910-1911

folder 3
21. Boucharm's Bunk, S.S. Camaguey, 1911
22. Sayville main tower being erected, 1911
23. Sayville, 1911
24. Erection Sayville Towers, 1911
25. Bob Sejd's Station, New York, 1912
26. "R.M.", Bob Miller, Wireless opt, "A.X.", Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 1912
27. Amateurs Radio, J.S., later K.S., J.T. Shanghnassy, Yonkers, New York, February 1912
28. "D. B.", Dave Brown, 1912
29. F. E. Colt, Walla Walla, 637 Pearson Street, Washington, 1912
30. J. Shanghnassy, 1912

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31. H.B. Day, DF-2KK, 1913
32. Station Edwin Fries, 1 KW, 1913
33. F. Mullen, 2KW, Nesco, 2.S. outfit about S.S. Pastures, operator F. Muller installed by F. Muller, note space required and compressed air condenser weighing over 400 lbs., January 1913
34. Station, of Edwin Fries, 1KW, 1913
35. Dasburg, "RO", Bush terminal, 1913
36. To S. Brown at Station "JG", New York City, Goldhorn receiver, 1913
37. Dave Brown at Goldhorn receiver, "JG" Station, 1913
38. Armstrong, Palisades, Water and Mountains in Picture, 1914
39. Armstrong rock climbing, Palisades, 1914
40. Armstrong, Picture of plants, Palisades

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41. Armstrong, Palisades, Rocks and Trees, 1914
42. Antenna, New Jersey, Palisades, Sadenwater, Pacent, Godley, Listening for Europe, 1914
43. P.F. Godley, House Number 34, 1914
44. Armstrong, Palisades, Water and Boats, 1914
45. P.F. Godley's Station, 1914
46. Station "2JH.", Dave Brown, 1914
47. P.F. Godley, 2FE, 1914
48. Armstrong, Palisades, Reg. Wand, 1914
49. Armstrong, Palisades, Standing on top of cliff, 1914
50. Armstrong on boat, Palisades, 1914

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51. Sadenwater Pacent, Old water tower foot of New Jersey, Palisades, 1914
52. Charles E. Aygar, Roselle, New Jersey, Dietrich, 1915
53. 10 KW. Sit, Bush Terminal, W.C.G., 1914
54. Poy Compania Castilliano, , 1915
55. Camp, Babylon, Long Island, 1915
56. 2 F.E., P.F. Godley, 1915
57. V. F. Camp, 1915
58. 2F.E. P.F. Godley, 1915
59. W.R. Shannon, 2nd grade apparatus, Long Wave Region, 1915.
60. Ant. Loading 2nd, P.F. Godley, 1915

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61. Charles E Apgan, Roselle, New Jersey, Dietrich, 1915
62. G. Delage, 1915
63. Giv. DeFage, 1915
64. H. Sadenwater, L.G. Pacent, Palisades on the Hudson, New York, Listening to transatlantic signals, 1915
65. H. Sadenwater, T. Johnson, L. Pacent, P.F. Godley, Tuckerton 1915
66. 2. R.L., Boy Shore, L.S. V. F. Camy, 1915-1916
67. Long name regenerative, Grebor, 1916
68. Paragon Universal Range Receiver installed in Nicaragua by H. L. Stanly, 1916-1917
69. Early Receiver, Sejd, 1917
70. Early Receiver/radio equipment, Sejd., 1917

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71. Early Receiver, Sejd, Number on photograph is SRM 9 0 36, 1917
72. Set Sejd, Regenerative receiver, Number on photograph is SRM 9 028, 1917
73. Set Sejd, Regenerative Receiver, 1917
74. Bob Sejd's Station, Number on photograph is SRM 9 027, New York, 1917
75. Navy Radio Telephone School, New London, Conn., War Time, 1918
76. G. Eltz, F. King, - S.S. Halliburton, 1918
77. H. Sadenwater with a woman in Washington, 1918
78. H. Sadenwater with two women wrapped in some type of cloth, Washington, 1918
79. H. Sadenwater with a woman in Washington, 1918
80. 2 Z.M., Faster Spangenbug, 1919

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81. J.V.L. Hogan in pilot uniform, Anacosta, D.C., February 26, 1919
82. Seagate Station, 1919
83. E. V. Army, J. German, G.E.B., Sayville, 1920
84. Signal Corps. Exhibit, 2nd Dist. Amateur Radio Show and Convention, Penna Hotel Rood Garden, 3-16-21, U.S. Official Photo, 1921
85. Signal Corps. Exhibit, 2nd Dist. Amateur Radio Show and Convention, Penna Hotel Roof Garden, 3-16-21, U.S. Official Photo, Large Radio horn labeled Signal Corps U.S. Army, 1921
86. G.E.Burghard, E.V. Amy, J.F. Grinan, Sayville, 1921
87. Capt. Arnold, Richard Banthelmess, M.V.P., W.V.P. Broadcasting station, Fort Wood, New York Harbor, 1923
88. Fort Wood Antenna, 1923
89. Fort Wood-W.Y.C.B. "Broadcasting" 2nd C.A. No. 299, 1923
90. Fort Wood, Caption Arnold, Richard Banthelmess, Broadcasting Station, W.V.P., Fort Wood, New York Harbor, 1923

folder 10
91. Dr. Hemlett, Schenectady, Seduction Speaker, 1923
92. D. R. Hemlett, Original installation in Central Park, Schenectady, for program for Park visitors, May 1924
93. Radio Equipment, 1925
94. John Hobe, super regenerative set, Yonkers, New York, 1925
95. Antenna System at 9BBU, Chicago, 1925
96. 65 foot tower at 9 AFE, Chicago, 1925
97. Transmitter, station "2AG", C. R. Runyon, Jr., Yonkers, N. Y., This is a typical layout of a shortwave C.W. tube transmitter. 1925
98. W.F. Diehl, J. Shanghnassy, Floyd, Bennett, Beyond North Pole Plane, 1925
99. Shorty's Restaurant & Lunchroom, Man standing outside in long coat, 1925
100. Picture of Three men at Rocky Point, 1925

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101. Two men standing in front of Shorty's Restaurant & Lunchroom, 1925
102. Three men standing outside at Rocky Point, 1925
103. 9BBU, 1926
104. Bobby Earl Singapore, 1926
105. Chicago "hams", 9BR, H. Martins, Seven men and one boy standing outside, 1926
106. 9BBU, 1926
107. A.M. 1 AB/ VS1AB/H.28E, April 1927
108. A.M. 1 AB/VSIAB/H28E, April 1927
109. Receiver, station "NJ2PZ", John Grinan, Kingston, Jamaica, B.W.I., 1927
110. 2PI Jamaica, BWS, J.F. Grinan, 1927

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111. John Grinan's station, Kingston, Jamaica, B.W.S., 1927
112. 2P.F. Jamaica, B.W.S., J.F. Grinan, 1927
113. C.R. Ranger, 2AC, 1927
114. Radio Club listening to signals during Total eclipse at Columbia University, New York, 1927
115. Annual Banquet, Radio Club of America, Hotel McAlpin, New York, May 12, 1927

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116. The bars are to keep the burglars out and the ashgay in. It would be okay but times is not any ashgay here
117. Outside, House, poles with wires, J.O. Smith
118. Macro chemist Transmitter Key
119. Arthur Baeder, Williams Bridge, New York, "FH" and 2JD
120. Low power master oscillator

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121. Addressed to Fay E. Colt, picture of radio equipment, Armstrong's work
122. Addressed to Wu Reinhardt, picture of radio equipment, Armstrong's work
123. Wiley, J. Goy, 8 ft Art
124. Bush Terminal, 3KW, W.C.G
125. Federal Ave, J.K.M.
126. W.R. Shannon 2nd
127. Radio Equipment, Delage
128. Wire Palisades, Godly, Pacent, Sadenwater, Cliff and House visible
129. Radio Station FK, gates 2MD, Fran King, 325w 1075, where RCA was founded
130. Fred Muller, United Print Center

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131. R. Marriot, 1st Inspector
132. Three men standing in front of a car, 1928
133. J. Styles, Ship Official
134. J.V.L. Hogan
135. Experts at Whitehouse, Home, Boston American, G.E.B., J.V.L. Hogan, Sheppard,
P.F. Godley
136. M.S. Nautical Training Ship Ranger, Number on photograph is SRM 7 097
137. Capital, House Office Building and Congressional Library, Radar arms of motor is foreground, taken during radio best, Ana Costa, 156, JOS
138. C.R. Runyon, 2AG, 544 North Broadway, Yonkers, New York
139. Radio Station, Radio Equipment
140. Early Radio Equipment on a dresser

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141. Desk with paper on it, Radio Equipment
142. Radio Equipment on desk outside house, coil in corner, chair on left hand side
143. Mattoon Illinois, 9GY
144. Number 21, Large Piece of Radio Equipment standing alone
145. Radio Equipment on desk inside, macaroni in center, wires running throughout
146. Radio Equipment on desk, three head phones on desk, looks as if it was taken inside a tent
147. Radio Equipment, picture focuses on 3 tubes, headphones on desk, Sadenwater 1915 is written on the front of photograph
148. Radio Equipment on desk, telephone on left hand side of desk
149. Close range picture of radio equipment and headphones on desk
150. Radio Equipment on desk, Map, Map label entitled Singapore

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151. Radio Equipment on desk and stationed on wall
152. Radio Equipment, typewriter, posters on walls
153. Number 157, Radio Equipment, Light Bulbs
154. Radio Equipment, Part of Station
155. Close range picture of a piece of equipment
156. Radio Equipment positioned in the corner of an inside area on desk
157. Radio Equipment on Table, Calendar dated May 1915
158. Piece of Radio Equipment surrounded by wooden frame
159. Many pieces of Radio Equipment positioned against the walls
160. Transmitter, station "2AG", C. R. Runyon, Jr., Yonkers, N. Y., 1927.
This is a typical layout of a shortwave C.W. tube transmitter.

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161. Electric Mill Co. Equipment
162. 8AE written on paper on wall, Radio Equipment
163. Large Piece of Radio Equipment, Wavelength
164. Radio Equipment, outside, on a wagon
165. Medium Power Transmitter, Six Large Tubes (600-900-1200 Meters)
166. Radio Equipment, on floor inside
167. Boxed radio receiver on grass
168. Marconi's wireless telegraph
169. Radio Equipment, 8AE written on paper that is on the wall
170. Two houses in winter season, dogs in snow

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171. Picture of Building with X marked on a Pole
172. Plane, FOKKER spelled on wings of plane
173. 3 Men Standing in front of a car
174. George Burghard at station
175. Picture of man on early airplane model
176. Three men in front of metal structure, outside
177. Armstrong and two other men fishing
178. Five men in suits standing in a row outside
179. Three men standing in front of metal structure, outside
180. Five men standing outside in suits

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181. Eight men and one boy posing for picture, outside
182. House with radio tower on left hand side
183. Gasoline Engine, Signal Office War Department, February 21, 1913
184. Mart 25 meters high, steel taking, extra light, Signal Office War Department, February 21, 1913
185. 4-6 Gasoline Engine, Space 1500 R.P.M., Signal Office War Department, February 21, 1913
186. Transmitter arranged for 600-2000 wavelength, or 900-1200 wavelength Signal Office War Department, February 21, 1913
187. 2 Transmitters, Signal Office War Department, February 21, 1913
188. 2 Receivers, 1 wavelength, Signal Office War Department, February 21, 1913
189. Fesserden
190. Radio Station, Published by Schiloss Mills

folder 21
191. Radio Station, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
192. Radio poles and wires in field, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
193. Radio poles and wires in field, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
194. Radio poles and wires, picture taken with the camera focused towards the sky, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
195. Radio Equipment in room, picture of equipment on tables next to walls, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
196. Radio equipment, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
197. House on left side of photograph, wires and poles, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
198. Radio Equipment on wooden desk, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
199. Radio Equipment on left side of photograph, two large radios against wall, large speaker on right hand side of photograph, , The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York 200. Radio Equipment on tables, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
201. Radio equipment against wall, two large radios on right hand side of photograph, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York

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202. Radio equipment on table, chair in picture, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
203. Radio Equipment, two Radios and large speaker, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
204. Radio equipment on desk, open window behind equipment, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York
205. Radio equipment on desks, chair, map on wall two pictures framed on wall, The Morris Studio, Southampton, New York

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206. Banquet of the Radio Club of America, Hotel Ansonia, New York, November 19, 1919
207. Picture of Radio Tower, Ewing Galloway, New York City
208. New York City, Armstrong, climbing Radio Tower, Ewing Galloway, New York City
209. Radio Tower, Ewing Galloway, New York City

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210-239. Rock Point-Long Island, Photographer: Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York

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240. Picture of pole, wires and open field
241. Picture of pole, wires and open field
242. Radio Equipment on desk
243. Radio Equipment on desk
244. Up close picture of radio equipment on desk
245. House on left side, poles in background open field in center
246. Up close picture of radio equipment on desk
247. Radio Equipment on desk, picture focuses on two large pieces of radio equipment
248. Radio equipment on desk
249. Radio equipment on desk

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250. Radio equipment on desk
251. Open field with radio poles
252. Radio Equipment on desk
253. Radio poles, two houses, open field
254. Open field, line of radio poles
255. House on left side of photograph, two poles in distance
256. Photo focused at sky, wires connected in T shape
257. Open field, poles lined up in row in the distance
258. Row of poles
259. Open field, 3 rows of poles

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260. House
261. Close up picture of house
262. Two houses and one pole
263. Two houses and one pole
264. House with car in the garage
265. Close up picture of house
266. Picture focuses on sky with connecting wires in view

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267. Radio experts at the White House in 1923.Left to right: Howey, Burghard, Hogan, Sheppard, Godley. Henry Milled, 519 Thirteenth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.,
268. Radio Club of America Station Kinckerbocker Photo Service, 110 West 40th St. N.Y.
269. Reception Hall of Radio Broadcast, Knickerbocker Photo Service, 110 West 40th St. N.Y.,
270. The Marconi Multiple Tuner, (Caption)
271. Radio Equipment, Photograph addressed to E. H. Stowe, 317 Lee Street, Oakland, Radio Equipment
272. Radio Equipment, Photograph addressed to E.H. Stowe, 317 Lee Street, Oakland, 273. Radio Equipment, Underwood & Underwood, N.Y. Back view of a military wagon with wireless apparatus
274. April 28, 16 Houwalk Conn., Radio Equipment
275. Radio Equipment, Operating Chest
276. Radio Equipment, sillioriette

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277. Radio Equipment Telephone set, Receiving, 1915
278. School of Aerial Photos, U.S. Naval Air Station, Miami, Florida, Navy Aircraft spark transmitter
279. U.S. Naval Air Station, Anacosta, D.C., February 26, 2921, Cutting and Washington auto craft transmitter spark, War Time
280. U.S.N. Air Station, Anacosta, D.C., 1922

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281. George Eliz at arc radio telephone station "FK", Frank King's house, at 326 W. 107th St., 1912.
282. George Eliz at arc radio telephone station "FK", Frank King's house, at 326 W. 107th St., 1912.
283. George Burghard at station "EB", 1 East 93rd St., N. Y. C., 1910.
284. George Burghard at station "EB", 1 East 93rd St., N. Y. C., 1910.
285. George Burghard at station "EB", 1 East 93rd St., N. Y. C., 1910.
286. George Burghard at station "EB", 1 East 93rd St., N. Y. C., 1910.

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287. Radio Equipment on Stool outside house
288. Metal Stands connecting Wires
289. Metal Equipment inside building
290. Piece of Radio Equipment standing alone with white background
291. Radio Club Banquet given in honor of Armstrong at Hotel Ansonia, 1919
292. Radio Equipment at station
293. Piece of Radio Equipment, taken alone with white background
294. Large piece of Radio Equipment taken alone with white background
295. Vacuum Tubes
296. Spark Machine

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297. Detector
298. New York Car, 1922
299. Person driving car in front of house
300. Signal Crops
301. Two men working with Radio Equipment
302. Some type of Machine or Equipment
303. Three men at U.S. Army Transport, Radio Room
304. G.A. Burghard, Station, E.B., 1910
305. Radio Club of America, Hotel McAlphin, May 12, 1927, New York
306. Harry Sadenwater and Louis Pacent listening for transatlantic signals at foot of Palisades, 1914
307. Loose coupler, Radio Equipment by Harry Houck, 1910
308. A man sitting next to a table with Radio equipment December 1926
309. Radio Equipment, F. 15

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310. Radio Station
311. Radio Club receiving booth at Radio Show in Grand Central Palace, 1922.
312. Radio experts at the White House in 1923, Left to right: Howey, Burghard, Hogan, Sheppard, Godley. Publisher, Henry Miller News Picture Service, 519 Thirteenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C.
313. Receiver, station "NJ2PZ", John Grinan, Kingston, Jamaica, B.W.I., 1926.
314. Taken inside someone's home, Radio equipment on table, two chairs and four visible framed pictures are on the wall
315. 5 meter M.O.P.A. transmitter at "W2AG", 1933.
316. Harry Sadenwater, 4 from left, Arm of NC1 before transatlantic flight, 1919
George Burghard at station "EB", 1 East 93rd St., N. Y. C., 1910. The apparatus was mostly home-made, the "Helix" in particular, which was suspended from the ceiling by a string to insure good insulation.
317. George Burghard at station "EB", 1 East 93rd St., N. Y. C., 1910.
318. Radio Equipment on Table in corner of a house
Radio Club station at Hotel Ansonia, N. Y. C., operated in conjunction with the Navy 319. League in 1915.Operated entirely by club members, this station handled all the traffic for Admiral Fletcher and his staff, while the fleet was in the Hudson in 1915.
320. RB-157, Outline of Radio Circuit, equipment includes A.F. AMPF, Detector Oscillator and Super Heterodyne
321. Record-breaking station, "2PM", John F. Grinan and Adolph Faron,
808 West End Ave., N. Y. C., 1916.
322. Station "E.B." 1 East 93rd Street, George Burghard, 1910
323. Transmitter, Station "2PM", which produced the first transcontinental signals in 1916.

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324. Poldhu, wreck of Aerial, 1910, Photographer was Thos. Coke Knight, Beaver Street, New York
325. Massie Receiver, 1904
326. Radio Equipment, Marconi Wireless Co. of America, New York, 1911
327. Radio Equipment, 1911
328. V.W.T. Switchboard, 1912
329. Radio Equipment, 1914
330. Radio Equipment, MWI Co., 1915
331. Radio Equipment, MWT Co., 1916
332. Radio Equipment, MWT Co., 1916
333. Radio Equipment, MWT Co., 1916

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334. Radio Equipment, Receiver, MWT Co., 1916
335. Radio MWT Co., 1916
336. "Radio Club of America" Photo supplied by Information Bureau, Radio Corporation of America, 233 Broadway, New York, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, N.Y., Radio Equipment
337. E.V. Amy, Rormson, 1905
338. 2 S.S. Burghard, 1920
339. Signal Corp, Portable set
340. Microphone, 1910
341. Single Piece of Equipment Standing alone
342. Pieces of Radio Equipment, Radio Station
343. Quenched Gap, Marconi Wireless Telegraph of America

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344. Marconi Log, Receiving "s" at NFLD, December 1901, Photo taken by Thos. Coke Knight, Beaver Street, New York
345. Transmitting apparatus at station "lBCG", Official Radio Club of America station.
This station established two World records in the amateur Transatlantic tests in 1921,
by transmitting a twelve word message to Andresen, Scotland, and three messages to Catalina Island, Calif., direct.
346. Five Men gathered around small radio on floor, listening for receivers
347. Lee Deforest, Radiophone
348. '9GY' Mattoon Ill.
349. PC Transmitter, Home made Transmitter, Rotary six lugs on disc., Lugs half inch copper. Glass plate continued. In oil under rotary, Oscillation Transmitter, Back of Rotary incased in box to muffle sound.
350. 9 PC Receiving Sets at left next to type write Grelx short wave Regenerator set at right audio amp. For short waves, cabinet type middle of table long wave undraped wave set and multi audio tone.
351. Radio Equipment on desk, Calendar on Wall reads May 1905
352. Table with Pen and Paper, Radio Equipment in corner
353. Piece of Radio Equipment

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354. Oscillator and 1st Detector, Armstrong super, Sgd.
355. Oscillator and 1st detector, turning device
356. Sea gate station
357. Loops used with super het. Test to eliminate ship to shore interference in New York harbor
358. Audio amplifiers, Mr. Armstrong's hat on extreme right.
359. Armstrong super het using U.S. Navy Amplifiers at sea gate station, winter of 1917
360. Oscillator and 1st Detector with 10,000 meter R.F. stages (Deforest coils)
361. Radio Equipment, Positioned on the wall, other Radio Equipment visible on desk
362. Radio Equipment on desk, License plates on wall, one sign reads NE 8 AE
363. Large piece of Radio Equipment in corner, on the floor, connected to two other pieces of radio equipment on the wall

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364. Picture of pole
365. Three men standing outside by car
366. The back of the photograph states: My sisters found this in storage, Think it's 367. Faraon's old station, Vermont, 1912
357. Three men standing outside next to large piece of equipment
358. Photograph of Trees
359. Box with weight is 8 feet high
370. Picture of Building, might have been a radio station
371. Receiving antenna
372. Receiving antenna 45 feet
373. Receiving antenna

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374. Receiving antenna
375. Receiving antenna
376. Man in coat, next to car
377. Two men walking outside
378. Receiving antenna
379. Station
380. Station
381. Metal in ground holding Receiving antenna up
382. Two men outside near radio equipment
383. Three men outside near radio equipment

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394. 6w a fishing trip, My name was called and as I looked round enquiringly the photo was taken.
395. Mr. Thompson's house during the winter, dogs outside in snow
396. House near body of water
397. Radio equipment in station
398. 9 PC, High School Building, Showing location of aerial. Flat op by wires "T" type, 75 feet long. Station on third floor at point marked X.
399. This is the place to put an aerial on top of the hill but everyone gets better results if they are down in valleys. No one likes moot. Walker
400. George Eltz at are radiophone transmitter Station "FK.", 1911, 326 W. 107.
401. George Eltz and Transmitting Apparatus for Wireless Telephone
402. Two pictures of radio equipment, Left Photograph of Transmitter of "W2AG", C.W. crystal controlled M.O.P.A., 900
403 5 meter M.O.P.A. transmitter at "W2AG", 1933.

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404. Harry Houck's Professional Army Photograph
405. Copy of Negatives
406. Copy of Negatives
407. Copy of Negatives
408. Five men at Radio Station, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 30 East 20th Street, New York
409. Five men at Radio Station, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 30 East 20th Street, New York
410. Photograph of author at power test board. This is another view of same laboratory. Alfred R. Gray, 63 Mass. Ave., Arlington, Mass.
411. Photograph of test board with author at right. This is a late picture of the same laboratory with its improved equipment. Alfred R. Gray, 63 Mass. Ave, Arlington, Mass.
412. Negatives in envelope

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413. Tubes
414. Tubes
415. Intermediate Size Pilotron Tube
416. Type P Pliotron Navy Type CG 916 Assembly and Cathode and anode Parts
417. Receiver at station "1BCG", Greenwich, Conn., 1921.
418. Radio Tower
419. "A" and "B" Eliminators Battery Chargers

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420. House near body of water
421. Type "P" Pliotron
422. 5 Watt Transmitting Tube Type UV-202
423. H. Sadenwater, Y.M. Ca. 86 Street, East, 1914
424. Brant Rock Tab. And H.F.A., 1907
425. Model UV-203 Pliotron
426. Type G Pliotron (left) complete center: Filament and grid spirals mounted, (right) cone anode mounted.
427. Radiotron (New) Model UV-201 (X-L Tungsten Filament)
428. Radiotron Model UV199.
429. Group of Kenotron Tubes used in Radio Apparatus (left to right) Models UV-216, UV-217, UV21B

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430. Group of Radiotron Tubes
431. VT.1, VT. 2., VT.3, 216 A, 101D, 102D
432. First Pliotron Built according to Dr. Longmuir's designs
433. Medium Power Transmitter, six large tubes (600-900-1200 Meters)
434. Radio antenna and wires
435. Model UV-200 and UV-201 Receiving Tube
436. Tubes
437. Tubes
438. Small Transmitting Pliotron Type V. T. 12. or V.T. 14

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439. Houck standing next to radio
440. Houck with Armstrong Medal
441. Houck with radio equipment

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442. Professional picture of Radio Equipment, The Smithsonian Institution
443. Professional picture of Radio, The Smithsonian Institution
444. Professional picture of Early Radio, The Smithsonian Institution

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445. Radio Corporation of America Medal Emblem, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
446. Radio Station, Underwood & Underwood, New York
447. Radio Station, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
448. Iwaki Japan, 1925, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
449. No. 19 Warsaw, irrigation tools used in ground system, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
450. Radio Tower, No. 44 Warsaw wing B with still booms, T-6. View South East, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
451. Inside of Radio Station, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
452. Inside Radio Station, Three men listening and waiting to receive messages, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
453. Inside Radio Station, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
454. Inside Station, mostly likely during war time, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York

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455. Outside Radio Station, receiving antennas, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
456. Outside Radio Station, receiving antennas, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
457. Inside Radio Station, Corner view of Radio equipment, Man standing on left hand side of the photograph, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
458. Inside Radio Station, three people occupied with work, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
459. Man working radio equipment
460. Five men standing outside brick building, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
461. Radio equipment, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
462. Radio equipment, Man working, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
463. Open field, radio antennas, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
464. Man working as radio or telephone operator, time is 10:10, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York

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465. Radio equipment, numbers on sides of equipment, fire distinguisher visible on wooden pole, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
466. Drawing of the RCA Building, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, 22 Beaver Street, New York
467. S.S. Virginia, Radio Room, International Mercantile Marine. Co., Pan Pacific, Virginia
468. Radio Room, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
469. Radio Station, River, Mountains, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
470. Military Man in Radio Room, Listening to Receiver, Clock on wall reads 1215; Photograph number is 127, Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
471. Man in Radio Room, Marconi Equipment Visible, Number on Photograph is 465, Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
472. East Godwin, LS, 1987, Number on Photograph is 92552, Thos Knight Coke, 22 Beaver Street, New York
473. Radio Tower, Number on Photograph is 338, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
474. Radio Corporation of America, Radio Room, Photo by Kadel & Herbert, Commercial Dept. Grand Central Palace Bldg., New York

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475. Award to Walter P. Bell, For Meritorious Services at the time of the burning and sinking of the S.S. Honolulu, October 12, 1922, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
476. Marconi Institute, 1910
477. Two Drawings, Pennsylvania- The telephone concert between Philadelphia and New York, April 2d-Proffessor Boscovitz performing musical selections in the operating-room of the western union telegraph company in Philadelphia. Second Drawing: New York City-The telephone concert between Philadelphia and New York, April 2d-The audience in Steinway hall listening to the music performed in Philadelphia. Credit Line "Radio Corporation of America" Photo Supplied by information Bureau Radio Corporation of America, 223 Broadway, New York, 223 Broadway, New York, Thos. Coke Knight, Photographer, N.Y.
478. 10 Inch Spark Coil, 1898, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
479. Radio Victor Demonstration, Power by wireless, the dream of Nicola Tesla famous inventor, achieved today Infinitesimal From try Radio Communication.
480. Metal receiving electricity, Electric waves visible in picture
481. Metal receiving electricity, Electric waves visible in picture
482. Mercury Turbine interrupter
483. Spark Marine Transmitter, Antiquated, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
484. Arc Transmitter, 1910 Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,

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485. Arc Phone, 1907, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
486. Flying Boat Radio Transmitter
487. Duplex Radio Telephone Transmitter- Radio Unit
488. Marconi, 1905, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
489. Four Radio Receivers and set of headphones on desk, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
490. Four Men making Radio Equipment in factory
491. Early 1P76 Receiver
492. Receiving Set
493. Early 1P76 Receiver
494. Telefunken Receiver, 1907, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,

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495. Federal Receiver
496. Model of Radio Receiver for Duplex Operation, Model No. 2RK/D/21F/3-8/3RDA/A., The General Electric Co.'s Publication Bureau-Schenectady, New York
497. Model of Radio Receiver for Duplex Operation. Model No. 2RF/D/21F/3-8/3RDA/A., The General Electric Co.'s Publication Bureau-Schenectady, New York
498. Marconi, 1905, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
499. Navy Receiver, 1915
500. Marconi Equipment
501. Piece of Radio Equipment, includes an Aerial Tuning inductance and tuning switch
502. Local Coil, 1911, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
503. Marconi Telegraph, London
504. Marconi Coherer, the First Detector, 1898
505. Balanced Crystal Detector

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506. Radio Corporation America, Detector & Amplifier, A-C Heater, Radiotron, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
507. Radio Pictures (Movie)
508. Radio Room on Ship, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
509. Radio Station and Towers in Britain
510. Replogle, Navy Yard in Philadelphia, April 7, 1921
511. Wireless Marconi Equipment
512. Telegraph Transmitter
513. Four pieces of Marconi Radio Equipment
514. Inside Radio Tower
515. Six men working radio equipment inside out caboose, Number on photograph is 458. Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York

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515. Man Talking over Radio, in station, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
516. Man working radio equipment, number on photograph is 456, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
517. Massive Wavemeter, 1902
518. Telefunken Wavemeter, 1910
519. Pierce Wavemeter, 1904
520. Marconi Decremeter, 1906, Used to measure wave length and damping
521. Early Radio
522. Early Radio Parts
523. Two Men working in station, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
524. Seven men with hot air balloon, Radio Equipment inside the balloon, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,

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525. R.C.A. Marine Spark Transmitter, Type 531, R.C.A. Standard Marine Receiver, Radiograms to all countries and ships at sea, "Via R.C.A." Accuracy-Speed-Economy, Radio Corporation of America, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
526. Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America, 233 Broadway, New York, Elementary Wiring Diagram, June 16, 1915
527. NFLD 1901, four men
528. Five men working in field with a large kite, NFLD 1901, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
529. Framed Case on Display, Inside had Radio Equipment, Pictures and Paper that reads, The First Transatlantic Wireless Signals, Number on Photograph is 90221
530. Drawing of Radio Station, Pole, wires and Kite, NFLD 1901, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
531. Kemp at NFLD, with Kite, 1901, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
532. Drawing of Flat Holm- Lovelocks, 1897, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
533. Poldhu, 1901 Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
534. Poldhu, 1901, Man working a Mather & Platt piece of Equipment Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,

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535. Poldhu, 1901, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
536. Early Marconi Coherer, 1900, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
537. Poldhu (Cornwall) Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
538. S.S. Matafalda, 1901, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
539. Radio equipment, pictures, map and papers in display case. One paper states: The first Wireless Signals, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
540. S.S. Philadelphia Tapes February 1902, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
541. NFLD 1901, Men standing on steps of brick building, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
542. Receiver with relay and taper, NFLD Receiver, 1901, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
543. Hoxle Recorder, 1919

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545. Marconi Auto Alarm, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd. Marconi House, Strand, London
546. Men working in Radio Station, Figure No. 12, Picture Numbered 90111, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
547. Two men working in Radio Station, One man working with the radio company of Poland, Thos. Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York,
548. Marconi 1901, On Back of Photograph: Early design of Marconi spark transmitter for military purposes (1908). The transformer at the top supplied a high tension current to the spark gap mounted on the aerial serving inductance which had three happening points at the bottom a tubule type of condenser.

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549. Armstrong and two other members of the Radio Club of America holding Armstrong Medals.
550. Armstrong and two other members of the Radio Club of America holding Armstrong Medals.
551. Armstrong visits his boyhood bedroom in Yonkers, where, in 1912, he made his first great discovery, regeneration. 1947
552. Harry Houck in Army talking man in suit, holding cane.
553. Harry Houck in Army talking man in suit, holding cane.
554. Harry Houck in Army talking man in suit, holding cane.
555. Harry Houck in Army talking man in suit, holding cane.
556. Professional Photograph of Harry Houck in Army Uniform
557. Army men standing outside in line
558. Army men standing outside in line

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559. Picture of Memorial honoring Edwin H. Armstrong. Yonkers, New York, 1917
560. Picture of Memorial honoring Edwin H. Armstrong, Yonkers, New York, 1917
561. Edwin Armstrong shaking hands with a man that was in the military
562. Armstrong visits his boyhood bedroom in Yonkers, where, in 1912, he made his first great discovery, regeneration. 1947
563. Three men involved with the Radio Corporation of America
564. Three men involved with the Radio Corporation of America
565. Edwin Armstrong receiving award. Three other men involved with Radio Corporation of America are in photograph
566. Ewdin Armstrong receiving an award or degree. Tow other men are in the photograph
567. Ewdin Armstrong receiving an award or degree. Tow other men are in the photograph
568. Edwin Armstrong shaking hands with a man that was in the military

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569. Edwin Armstrong receiving award. Three other men involved with Radio Corporation of America are in photograph
570. Armstrong standing with man, men are looking into a folder
571. Armstrong standing with man, men are looking into a folder

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572. Marconi Decremeter, 1906, Used to measure wave length and damping
573. Iwaki, Japan, 1925, Photographer: Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
574. Carlo Alberto, Photographer: Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
575. Fessenden loop transmission, 1907
576. 16.8 R.C.A. 4 Bay Broadside projector antennas installed at Rock Point-Long Island side view, Photographer: Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
577. Marconi Transatlantic Station, Cape Cod, 1917
578. Original apparatus with which E. H. Armstrong discovered the regenerative
circuit in 1912.Ewing Galloway, Photographic Illustrations, 118 East 28th Street, New York City
579. Part of the Original apparatus with which E. H. Armstrong discovered the regenerative circuit in 1912. The Smithsonian Institution
580. Poldhu, 1901, Number on photograph is 92554, Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
581. Marconi on S.S. Matafalda, 1901, Thos Coke Knight, 22 Beaver Street, New York
582. Professional Harry Houck Army Photograph
583. Staff 1909 Brant Rock
584. Photograph Negatives in envelope, Yonkers, New York
585. Photograph Negatives in envelope. Envelope Return address is Carson Station, Pennie., Davis. Marvin and Edmonds, Counselors at Law, 165 Broadway, New York, 1907-1908

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586. Transmitter, Station "2PM", which produced the first
transcontinental signals in 1916.Note the synchronous
rotary gap mounted between motor and generator, large
plated Leyden jar condensers and 1 K.W. United Wireless
coffin transformer. This was the very latest equipment at the
time.
587. General View of the station shack showing antenna and
counterpoise leads with five crew members lined up in
snow. Left to right- Amy, Grinan, Burghard, Armstrong,
Cronkhit. Inman was not present when picture was made.
588. 1 BCG Station
589. Professor Michael I. Pupin of Columbia University came up to
Greenwich with Mr. William Deegan of the Postal Telegraph
Co. "To see what you boys are doing," as he put it. Front row,
left to right- Armstrong, Burghard, Dr. Pupin, Cronkhite, Grinan.
Standing rear, left to right- Tex Mc Bain of the Greenwich Fire
Dept., George Brillhart, John Hobem Carl Trube, William
Deefan, R.H. McMann, V.A. Hendrickson, Jack McWilliams.
Far rear- John Cullen, Fire Dept.


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CORRESPONDENCE, 1901-1953.
(4 folders)

box 2

Correspondence, 1901-1928. (folder 65)
Miscellaneous, 1913-1914. (folder 66)
Letters, 1928. (folder 67)
Edwin Armstrong Honors and Awards, 1929-1953. (folder 68)


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PUBLISHED MATERIALS, 1922-1972. (2 folders)

box 2

Articles 1922-1959. (folder 69)

A copy of the compendium of engineering papers from the proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers published in Washington, D.C. (September 1972). (folder 70)


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