Television in the early days Forest family photo

Television in the early days

Taken in Newark, NJ USA in .

Lee De Forest watching himself on an early "television." (It's described as a "talking movie" of himself.) Lee De Forest could be called the "Father of Silicon Valley" because of his inventions - you ... show more

Lee De Forest watching himself on an early "television." (It's described as a "talking movie" of himself.)

Lee De Forest could be called the "Father of Silicon Valley" because of his inventions - you can read more about him on AncientFaces. The History Park in San Jose has his papers and other memorabilia associated with him.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service

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