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C. Francis Jenkins, pioneer of film and television

Author: Donald G Godfrey
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
Series: History of communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the biography of the important American inventor Charles Francis Jenkins (1867-1934). This book documents the life of Jenkins from his childhood in Indiana and early life in the West to his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Histoire
Named Person: C Francis Jenkins; C Francis Jenkins; C Francis Jenkins
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald G Godfrey
ISBN: 9780252038280 0252038282 0252096150 9780252096150
OCLC Number: 859168638
Description: xiv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Jenkins' Heritage and Youth --
2. Early Film Experiments --
3. A Lifetime of Struggle --
4. Jenkins' Motion Pictures --
5. Founding the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers --
6. Visionary Entrepreneur --
7. Radio Vision: The Genesis and Promotion --
8. Radio Pictures: Going Operational --
9. Television: Seeing by Electricity --
10. The Eyes of Radio --
11. The Jenkins Television Corporation --
12. American Visionary.
Series Title: History of communication.
Other Titles: Charles Francis Jenkins, pioneer of film and television
Responsibility: Donald G. Godfrey.

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