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Medtronic Founder Earl Bakken and Medtronic CEO Winston Wallin with an early pacemaker model, 1986. Photographed by Jeffrey Grosscup.
KSTP-TV tower on University Avenue, 1948.
KSTP-TV cameraman filming the This Side Up program, 1950.
Twin City Television Lab’s mobile unit, c.1948.
Twin City Television Lab mobile unit in front of the Lyceum Theater and the Lab’s main entrance, c.1948.
WTCN-TV employee with an Emerson television set, 1949.
Twin City Television Lab broadcasting at the Minnesota State Fair, 1947.
Arvin television console made by Noblitt-Sparks Industries, Columbus, Indiana, c.1950.
WDGY radio tower, 1947. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal. The optometry shop of Dr. George Young, the founder of WDGY, is visible below the tower.
Orpheus televisor made by Roth-Downs Manufacturing, c.1928.
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