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1938 - Charles J. Young (right) developed simplified home facsimile receivers


CD 1967068 E&MP114.001

Radio Transmission

August 1938

Charles J. Young, R.C.A. research engineer, who developed simplified home facsimile receivers for his company stands besides the device with the cover removed.

In the R.C.A. system black carbon paper is pressed against the white paper to make the reproduction of the transmitted material.  

Original Caption by Science Service
Radio Corporation of America (RCA)

National Museum of American History


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