Broadcasting

Broadcasting History Books


Featuring stunning vintage images of America's broadcasting industry; each book celebrates our nation's development of electronic entertainment mediums through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the days of radio transmissions carried by the dots and dashes of wireless telegraphy, to early audio broadcasting and radio pioneers, the rise and fall of AM radio, the invention of television, and beloved radio and TV personalities across the country, thousands of vintage images capture bygone times and gives readers an engaging visual tour of the broadcast and entertainment industry.


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Bay Area Radio
Bay Area Radio

$21.99 Available
state:
series: Images of America
The San Francisco Bay Area was a key national radio-broadcasting center during the first three decades of commercial radio. In 1909, it was ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738589107
Birmingham Broadcasting
Birmingham Broadcasting

$21.99 Available
state: Alabama
series: Images of America
Birmingham, Alabama, has enjoyed a long and distinguished broadcasting history. The city’s first radio station aired in 1922, and television ...
Images of America Available Alabama $21.99 9780738542713
Boston Radio: 1920-2010
Boston Radio: 1920-2010

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Boston's radio history begins with pioneering station 1XE/WGI, one of America's first radio stations, and includes the first station to rece ...
Images of America Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738574103
Capital Region Radio: 1920-2011
Capital Region Radio: 1920-2011

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of America
The General Electric Company, with one of its main plants in Schenectady, began experimental broadcasts in conjunction with Union College in ...
Images of America Available New York $21.99 9780738598468
Chattanooga Radio and Television
Chattanooga Radio and Television

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
To those born and raised in Chattanooga, certain names bring a smile to their faces: Miss Marcia, Bob Brandy, Mort Lloyd, Dr. Shock, and, of ...
Images of America Available Tennessee $21.99 9780738586854
Chicago Television
Chicago Television

$26.99 Available
state: Illinois
series:
The history of television in Chicago begins with the birth of the medium and is defined by the city's pioneering stations. WBKB (now WLS-TV) ...
Available Illinois $26.99 9780738577135
Chicago's WLS Radio
Chicago's WLS Radio

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Illinois
series: Images of America
From its early days as the farmer’s companion to over a quarter century as the nation’s premier rock-and-roll station, WLS has touched the l ...
Images of America Reprinting Illinois $21.99 9780738561943
Cincinnati Radio
Cincinnati Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Like radio listeners in many other cities its size, Greater Cincinnatians have kept their ears tuned to their local radio stations for music ...
Images of America Available Ohio $21.99 9780738588643
Cincinnati Television
Cincinnati Television

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Cincinnati has a distinguished television history. Beginning before WLW-T signed on the air in February 1948, its experimental station W8XCT ...
Images of America Available Ohio $21.99 9780738551692
Cincinnati Television
Cincinnati Television

$7.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Postcards of America
Cincinnati boasts a rich television history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Jim Friedman expl ...
Postcards of America Available Ohio $7.99 9780738561004
Davenport's WOC AM-FM-TV
Davenport's WOC AM-FM-TV

$21.99 Available
state: Iowa
series: Images of America
Beginning in 1922, Davenport's WOC has charted an impressive list of broadcasting firsts: the first licensed commercial radio station west o ...
Images of America Available Iowa $21.99 9780738577807
Detroit Television
Detroit Television

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Michigan
series: Images of America
Detroit broadcasting history is rich with character . . . and characters. It began atop the Penobscot Building on October 23, 1946, when WWD ...
Images of America Reprinting Michigan $21.99 9780738577074
Detroit's Sports Broadcasters: On the Air
Detroit's Sports Broadcasters: On the Air

$21.99 Backordered
state: Michigan
series: Images of Sports
Sports are as much a part of the fabric of Detroit, Michigan, as is the automobile. From its professional teams such as the Red Wings, Lions ...
Images of Sports Backordered Michigan $21.99 9780738531663
Early Warner Bros. Studios
Early Warner Bros. Studios

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
Since 1928, Warner Bros. has produced thousands of beloved films and television shows at the studio's magical 110-acre film factory in Burba ...
Images of America Available California $21.99 9780738580913
Harrisburg Broadcasting
Harrisburg Broadcasting

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of America
In 1922, the first radio station in Harrisburg, WBAK, was owned by the Pennsylvania State Police. By 1925, three more stations were added to ...
Images of America Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738575070
Hartford Radio
Hartford Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Radio broadcasting has been an integral part of the history of Hartford since the early part of the 20th century. WDRC was the state’s first ...
Images of America Available Connecticut $21.99 9780738576664
Indianapolis Television
Indianapolis Television

$21.99 Available
state: Indiana
series: Images of America
In 1949, when the first television station in Indianapolis was about to go on the air, R.K. Shull, the venerated television columnist for th ...
Images of America Available Indiana $21.99 9780738593555
Iowa's WHO Radio: The Voice of the Middle West
Iowa's WHO Radio: The Voice of the Middle West

$21.99 Available
state: Iowa
series: Images of America
When a Des Moines insurance company started a radio station in 1924, no one imagined it would bring news from a world war home to families d ...
Images of America Available Iowa $21.99 9780738576305
Ithaca Radio
Ithaca Radio

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of America
From Long Island to Fiji, college students flocked to the sleepy little town of Ithaca to learn the how-tos and how-not-tos of broadcasting. ...
Images of America Available New York $21.99 9781467121866
KIDO: Boise's First Radio Station
KIDO: Boise's First Radio Station

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The origins of KIDO date back to 1920 and the experimental radio station 7YA at Boise High School. In 1922, chemistry teacher Harry Redeker ...
Images of America Available Idaho $21.99 9780738595115
KMOX: The Voice of St. Louis
KMOX: The Voice of St. Louis

$21.99 Available
state: Missouri
series: Images of America
Since it signed on the air on December 24, 1925, KMOX has literally been the “Voice of St. Louis,” a pace setter for the radio industry. Tha ...
Images of America Available Missouri $21.99 9780738591131
Knoxville's WIVK
Knoxville's WIVK

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
WIVK was established in 1953 and quickly became one of Knoxville’s most popular radio stations, featuring programs that would become part of ...
Images of America Available Tennessee $21.99 9780738567037
Knoxville's WNOX
Knoxville's WNOX

$21.99 Backordered
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
WNOX was the eighth radio station to sign on the air in North America and the first in Tennessee. No station has left a bigger footprint on ...
Images of America Backordered Tennessee $21.99 9780738566535
Location Filming in Los Angeles
Location Filming in Los Angeles

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
Los Angeles has reigned for more than a century as the world capital of the film industry, a unique and ever-changing city that has been mol ...
Images of America Available California $21.99 9780738581323
Los Angeles Television
Los Angeles Television

$26.99 Not Yet Published
state: California
series:
Los Angeles television history began in the small room of an auto dealership in 1931. Since then, much of the nation’s television history ha ...
Not Yet Published California $26.99 9781467132701
Louisville Television
Louisville Television

$21.99 Available
state: Kentucky
series: Images of America
T-Bar-V Ranch went off the air in 1970, but ask any Louisville baby boomer to sing the theme song and you'll instantly hear, "Brush your tee ...
Images of America Available Kentucky $21.99 9780738586526
Louisville Television
Louisville Television

$7.99 Available
state: Kentucky
series: Postcards of America
Louisville television boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, David Inman explo ...
Postcards of America Available Kentucky $7.99 9780738587028
Movie Studios of Culver City
Movie Studios of Culver City

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
After watching pioneer filmmaker Thomas Ince film one of his famous Westerns on Ballona Creek, city founder Harry Culver saw the economic ba ...
Images of America Available California $21.99 9780738582009
Nashville Broadcasting
Nashville Broadcasting

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of America
Built by a 16-year-old high school student named Jack DeWitt, the first radio station in Nashville went on the air in 1922. Three years late ...
Images of America Available Tennessee $21.99 9780738568294
New Orleans Radio
New Orleans Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
From humble beginnings in a physics lab on the campus of Loyola University came the sounds of the first radio station in the lower Mississip ...
Images of America Available Louisiana $21.99 9781467112420
New Orleans Television
New Orleans Television

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
More than 50 years ago, with the flip of a switch and the turn of a dial, local television became an unforgettable part of New Orleans cultu ...
Images of America Reprinting Louisiana $21.99 9780738554044
Old Tucson Studios
Old Tucson Studios

$21.99 Available
state: Arizona
series: Images of America
In 1939, Columbia Pictures based a film on Clarence Kelland’s book Arizona, set during the Civil War in Arizona Territory. To accurately por ...
Images of America Available Arizona $21.99 9780738556291
Philadelphia Radio
Philadelphia Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of America
Philadelphia radio broadcasting began in 1922, when the city's first officially licensed stations went on the air. Within a few years, what ...
Images of America Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738575087
Pittsburgh Film and Television
Pittsburgh Film and Television

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of America
Celebrated as the home of the first nickelodeon, Pittsburgh operated as a significant part of the film industry for the first 30 years of th ...
Images of America Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9781467120883
Pittsburgh's Golden Age of Radio
Pittsburgh's Golden Age of Radio

$21.99 Backordered
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of America
Pittsburgh is the birthplace of radio, the location of many of radio's first and most influential stations and broadcast personalities, and ...
Images of America Backordered Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738572239
Rhode Island Radio
Rhode Island Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Never overwhelming anyone with its geographical size, Rhode Island has always managed to find a niche in the broadcasting industry. From the ...
Images of America Available Rhode Island $21.99 9780738576695
Seattle Radio
Seattle Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of America
Seattle’s first radio broadcast aired in 1919, and over the next 90 years, the city drew national attention for its collection of flamboyant ...
Images of America Available Washington $21.99 9781467130578
Silent-Era Filmmaking in Santa Barbara
Silent-Era Filmmaking in Santa Barbara

$19.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
Between 1910 and 1921, the American Film Company was one of the fledgling movie industry’s most successful studios, with production faciliti ...
Images of America Available California $19.99 9780738547305
St. Louis Advertising
St. Louis Advertising

$22.99 Available
state: Missouri
series: Images of Modern America
Mention “advertising,” and just about everyone thinks of New York’s Madison Avenue, long the center of the nation’s advertising universe. Th ...
Images of Modern America Available Missouri $22.99 9781467112864
St. Louis Radio and Television
St. Louis Radio and Television

$21.99 Available
state: Missouri
series: Images of America
St. Louis sits near the center of the United States in an area sometimes termed “flyover” territory by those who live on the coasts. Althoug ...
Images of America Available Missouri $21.99 9780738590578
Syracuse Television
Syracuse Television

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of America
Central New Yorkers have been treated to many memorable television moments since December 1, 1948, when WHEN-TV Channel 8 signed on the air ...
Images of America Available New York $21.99 9780738598345
Tucson Radio
Tucson Radio

$21.99 Available
state: Arizona
series: Images of America
Tucson’s radio history began in the 1920s with two stations that became KTUC and KVOA. Today, there are 16 AM and 23 FM stations serving Tuc ...
Images of America Available Arizona $21.99 9781467131407
Tulsa's KAKC Radio: The Big 97
Tulsa's KAKC Radio: The Big 97

$21.99 Available
state: Oklahoma
series: Images of America
KAKC AM 970 dominated radio listening in Tulsa, Oklahoma, like no other station before or since. During its heyday, half of all radios in no ...
Images of America Available Oklahoma $21.99 9780738590851
WNAX 570 Radio: 1922-2007
WNAX 570 Radio: 1922-2007

$19.99 Available
state: South Dakota
series: Images of America
Life on the northern plains was lonely in the early 20th century. Farmers and ranchers went for weeks without hearing any voices other than ...
Images of America Available South Dakota $19.99 9780738540191
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