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Philo T. Farnsworth Television Tubes Collection
Published by Department of Heritage and Arts
Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television, was born in Beaver, Utah, in 1906. While a young teenager, he developed a theory for the electronic transmission of images. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1925, then in 1927 he demonstrated the first working model of a television system.