(1927)

This Was Bell Labs

Manhattan: West Village/
West and Bethune Sts.

Bell Telephone Laboratories was headquartered here from 1925 until the early 1960s. The first U.S. demonstration of the television was made here on April 7, 1927. The telecast was of then Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover speaking from Washington, D.C.

Posted May 21, 2013 by gstavrou

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