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National Educational Television and Radio Center


Administrative History

National Educational Television and Radio Center (NETRC) was established in 1952 as Educational Television and Radio Center, and renamed in 1958. NETRC was located in New York City, New York. Most of their operations were taken over by the newly established Corporation for Public Broadcasting in 1970, and the organization was renamed WNET.

The earliest numbers. [MP] 1956.

Encyclopedia of education, 1971:v. 6, p. 530, etc. (National Educational Television and Radio Center; commonly known as National Educational Television; NET; has main office in New York, N.Y. and maintains an office in Washington, D.C.; NET Film Service [no publs. in LC data base] located at Indiana Univ., Bloomington; has a technical and distribution center [no longer functioning] in Ann Arbor, Mich.)

E-mail from station WNET, Apr. 01, 1999(call letters changed from WNDT to WNET in 1970, with the merger of WNDT and NET [National Educational Television]. WNDT chartered in NJ in 1962. NET did majority of national programming, was based in New York City. Thirteen/WNET owns copyright on all WNDT and NET programs produced before 1970)

Art Hodes, jazz alley [VR] c2004:credits (NET; National Educational Television & Radio Center)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

National Educational Television and Radio Center publicity photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233614590]
Identifier: MSS P 598
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 90 publicity photographs and stills taken and distributed by the National Education Television and Radio Center with images from programs the organization produced between the 1950s and the 1960s.

Dates: approximately 1950-1969