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IMAGES FROM THE AIR: THE BEGINNINGS OF ULTRAFAX

LUTHER H. EVANS (Librarian of Congress)

Journal of Documentation

ISSN: 0022-0418

Article publication date: 1 January 1949

Abstract

THE narrator, a man with a pleasant voice, allowed himself a pause, and then solemnly went on: ‘Gentlemen,’ he said, ‘you are about to witness the first public transmission of message by Ultrafax in the history of the world.’ It was Friday morning, 21 October 1948. The audience in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress concentrated attention on the stage. There was expectancy and a sense of participation in beginnings… .

Citation

EVANS, L.H. (1949), "IMAGES FROM THE AIR: THE BEGINNINGS OF ULTRAFAX", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 4 No. 4, pp. 248-250. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb026137

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