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    Schroter´s articles (Telefunken Zeitung, Vol. 16, No. 70, Part 1, pp. 35-43, April, 1935);

    F Schroter (Telefunken Zeitung, Vol. 16, No. 71, Part2, pp. 17-36, May, 1935, F. Schroter) entitled „

    Possibilties of Further Development in Picture Telegraphy“ provide food for thought to one interested in facsimile development.

    The section on phototelegraphy in the International Bureau, Berne, article entitled:

     â€śRetrospect of 1936” (The Telegraph Journal, January, 1937, International Bureau, Berne), also makes interesting reading.

    To one who has had a very minor part in the development of radio facsimile, it would appear that a broader knowledge of our propagation medium offers the most promising basis for high speed commercial quality by radio facsimile.

    Some other references to the facsimile topic
    Source Internet, Jonathan Coopersmith)

     Annual Report of the FCC.

     Erik Barnouw, The Golden Web. A History of Broadcasting in the United States (New York,1968).

     British Telecom archives, Post 33.

     Michel Callon, "Society in the Making," and John Law, "Technology and Heterogeneous Engineering," in Wiebe E. Bijker, Thomas P. Hughes, and Trevor J. Pinch, eds., The Social

    Construction of Technological Systems (Cambridge, 1987).

     Jonathan Coopersmith, "Facsimile's false starts," IEEE Spectrum, February 1993.

     Joseph J. Corn, "Epilogue," in Joseph J. Corn, ed., Imagining Tomorrow. History, Technology, and the American Future (Cambridge, 1986).

     Daniel M. Costigan, "'Fax' in the home: looking back and ahead," Spectrum, September 1974.

     Michael A. Cusumano, Yiorgos Mylonadis, and Richard S. Rosenbloom, "Slxategic Manuevering and Mass-Market Dynamics: The Triumph of VHS over Beta," Business History Review, Spring 1992.

     Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr., The Future of Television (New York, 1942).

     Brian Dumainc, "Turbulence hits the air couriers," Fortune, July 21, 1986.

     Leroy Edison telephone interview, June 24, 1992.

     "Editor Hails Facsimile In New Era," Miami Herald, March 15, 1947.

     J. Vincent Fagen, "Federal Express and Telecommunications," March 1, 1981, Box 5, Federal Express advertising History Collection, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

     FCC Docket 7851.

     Sidney reidman, "Facsimile is coming of age," Electronic Industries, May 1964.

     "First Fax," Time, January 12, 1948.

     "First Radio Picture from Auslxalia," Daily Mail, October 18, 1934.

     Michael Gershman, Getting It Right the Second Time (Reading, Mass., 1990).

     Margaret B.W. Graham, The Business of Research (Cambridge, England, 1986).

     Susan Davis Herring, From the Titanic to the Challenger. An Annotated Bibliography on Technological Failures of the Twentieth Century (New York, 1989).

     Lee Hills and Timothy J. Sullivan, Facsimile (New York, 1949).

     P.J. Howe, A Brief Outline of the Technical Progress Made by the Western Union Telegraph Company, 1935-1945, Western Union Collection, Box 6, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

     Thomas P. Hughes, "Technological Momentum in History: Hydrogenation in Germany, 1900-1933," Past and Present, 1969.

     International Resource Development, Inc., Facsimile Markets (Norwalk, Conn., October 1985).

     Charles R. Jones, Facsimile (New York, 1949).

     John Metwin, "Anticipating the Evolution," Forbes, November 4, 1985.

     Mel Most, "Record Communication," Barron's, March 9, 1959.

     Panel 7, Committee I minutes, July 28, 1944, National Archives, RG 173, Box 3.

     Henry Petroski, To Engineer Is Human. The Role of Failure in Successful Design (New York,1985).

     "Radio Would Print News in the Home," New York Times, October 21, 1937.

     Paul Richter, "EasyLink and ZapMail Fight for Acceptance," Los .4ngeles Times, February 24,1985.

     G.H. Ridings, "Facsimile Transceiver for Pickup and Delivery of Telegrams," Western Union Technical Review, January 1949.

     Gatvice H. Ridings interview, (June 1993).

     Calvin Sims, "Coast-to-Coast in 20 Seconds: Fax Machines Alter Business," New York Times,May 1988.

     Nixon Smiley, Knights of the Fourth Estate. The Story of the Miami Herald (Miami, 1974).

     "Spotlight on Facsimile," FMBusiness, June 1946.

     Stanford Research Institute, Facsimile Markets (Menlo Park, September, 1971).

     John M. Staudenmaier, Technology's Storytellers (Cambridge, 1985).

     Timothy J. Sullivan, "Herald All Set To Start Facsimile Demonstration," Miami Herald, March1947.

     "Testing Radio Facsimiles," New York Times, December 5, 1937.

     Stephen Trumbull, "Civic and Business Leaders View Newspaper," Miami Herald, March 1947.

     "Two Editions in Facsimile Inaugurated," Philadelphia Inquirer, December 1947.

     Walter Vincenti, What Engineers Know and How They Know It (Baltimore, 1990).

     Frank C. Waldrop and Joseph Borkin, Television..4 Struggle for Power (New York, 1938).

     Llewellyn White, The .4merican Radio..4 Report on the Broadcasting Industry in the UnitedStates from the Commission on Freedom of the Press (Chicago, 1947).

    (C) Marius Rensen

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