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About this collection

"A History of Radio at MSOE" is composed of scanned documents from the physical holdings of the Milwaukee School of Engineering Archives. This digital display is a subject-based artificial collection. Items from various archival collections (school publications, press releases, photographs, etc.) have been selected, digitized, assigned metadata, and brought together in a digital environment.

 

This digital collection includes documents related to radio education at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, articles from university publications, documentation of WMSE’s history, as well as items from MSOE’s Amateur Radio Club. The collection is fully searchable, as well as browsable by keyword. The selected items were chosen as the best representatives of the different facets of radio with which MSOE has been involved throughout the years.  

 

The Milwaukee School of Engineering has been involved with radio amateurs, education, and broadcasting since the early 20th century. We hope that this digital collection illustrates over 100 years of radio involvement in an informative and entertaining way.

 

Don't know where to start? Try the "Timeline" tab at the top. Every event links to scans of the pertinent primary source documents in the digital collection.

 

After exploring "A History of Radio at MSOE," we ask you to consider filling out a short anonymous survey regarding your satisfaction with the collection and interest in future digital projects. 

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Thank you for your interest and support!

 

The "History of Radio at MSOE" digital collection was made possible by the generous support of the Marjorie Siebert Aylen Foundation, Inc. Funding for this project was also received from the William Stark Jones Foundation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

This digital collection was created by Lindsay Bastian in 2014.

 
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