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How WSUI got its start


When it came time for the State University of Iowa's Diamond Jubilee to be celebrated on February 25th of 1922, the university radio station was prepared to broadcast the proceedings and speeches for those who could not attend. The March, 1922 Iowa Alumnus tells of an alumnus and owner of an Iowa City Buick garage who, with a friend, devised what must been one of the first car radios, and listened to broadcast while driving. Other reports of hearing the broadcast came in from as far away as Wisconsin. — View Iowa Alumnus March, 1922 story ...


History of WSUI, 1919-1999
Sara Epstein, FYI, 04/09/1999


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102 years of
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"Station manager Carl Menzer and staff organist in radio broadcast, The University of Iowa, 1920s"

"Professor Raymond and performers in a radio drama, The University of Iowa, 1924"

"WSUI studio in attic of Engineering Building, The University of Iowa, January 1929"

"WSUI radio performance, The University of Iowa, August 1925"

"University amateur radio station W9YA, The University of Iowa, 1910s"

"Carl Menzer broadcasting from press box at Iowa Stadium, The University of Iowa, 1920s"

"WHAA manager Carl Menzer seated at radio station controls, The University of Iowa, March 13, 1924"

"WSUI radio broadcast from Iowa Memorial Union, The University of Iowa, October 1930"

WSUI historic photos
Kent, Frederick W. (Frederick Wallace),
Iowa Digital Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City

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