Postings of vintage photos from the mid 1800s through World War II. Most are lightly edited.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Atwater Kent radio factory
The Atwater Kent radio factory, owned by Arthur Atwater Kent, was the largest maker of radios in the United States in the 1920s. This set of photos of work at the facility is from National Photo. The first two show Mr. Kent himself observing various facets of work at the factory.
Mary Ramsey starting assembly of set, 1925
Philadelphia factory, 1925
First loud speaker operation pressing from flat piece of metal, 1925