@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #radio

From the 1920s to the 1940s, radio programs that featured live musical performances were far more numerous than broadcasts of recorded music... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro

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From the 1920s to the 1940s, radio programs that featured live musical performances were far more numerous than broadcasts of recorded music... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro

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Bakelite was the first molded plastic used to make radio housings, produced in unfinished brown Bakelite, or with painted coatings that were prone to scratches and paint loss... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #bakelite #portableradio #retroradio #retro

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Did you know our exhibition, "On The Radio" is full of local Bay Area history?.. #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradio #retroradio #retro #oakland #bayarea #bayareahistory #crystalradio

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Radio unified people by its ability to instantly inform and entertain populations separated by thousands of miles... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #FDR

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Radio shows delighted and captivated listeners during the golden age of broadcasting... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #radioshow #fibbermcgee #classicradio

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The Golden Gate International Exposition was held from February 1939 to September 1940 to celebrate construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #antique #worldsfair #sanfrancisco #baybridge #zenith

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During the 1930s, the finest radio sets were influenced by popular aesthetic movements such as Art Deco, with designs rendered in streamlined and asymmetrical shapes... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #artdeco

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Bay Area history: An avid inventor and a professor of electrical engineering, Charles Herrold (1875–1948) conducted the first scheduled radio broadcasts by inventing his own wireless transmitting technology... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro

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In 1922, Howard Carter’s discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb and the extensive artifacts uncovered with it sparked renewed enthusiasm for all things Egyptian, including this lavishly decorated, early battery powered radio set manufactured by Metro Electric of Chicago... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #battery #batterypowered #retroradio #retro #bakelite #egyptianrevival #design

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