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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Exhibits at the Undergraduate Library 2009-2011: Television Exhibit

These pages provide images of our ongoing exhibits at the Undergraduate Library for the years 2009-2011. See also the Exhibit guide for 2012-2013.

Television Exhibit Montage

Television Exhibit

  • Description: This exhibit included examples of materials available at the library pertaining to television.  In addition to highlighting memorable historical moments broadcast on television, the exhibit spotlighted classic shows.  It also displayed facts about the inventor of television's, early television broadcasts and even information on the person who has been on television more than anyone else.
  • Curator of Exhibit: Staff: Josh Hankemeier 
  • Montage Created by:  Josh Hankemeier
  • Date: August 2011
  • Montage Songs:  "ITV Film logo" by ITV Entertainment, "Emergency Broadcast System Jingle" by WHEN 620 AM Syracuse and "UHF" by 'Weird Al' Yankovic  (running time 7:45)
  • Link to Montage
  • Individual Exhibit Pictures are beneath the Video (below)
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A Closer Look at the Exhibit


Case 1 TV. Philo and Others
We Interrupt This Broadcast. Historical Moments Beatles
JFK. Moon Landing Challenger
Princess Di 911 Marla's TV
Philo Farnsworth Farnsworths Felix
Alka Seltzer EBS Test Indian Head
Apple--1984 CBS Special Presentation Flinstones
Please Stand By Life Alert Indian Head
MTV Life Cereal PBS
Mean Joe Nickelodeon Mr. Owl
Where's the Beef Rabbit Ears Wilkins Coffee
Tv--Case2 Classic Shows Futurama
Honeymooners I Love Lucy Johnny Carson
Larry King Live laugh In MASH
Sesame Street Simpsons SNL
ST;TNG Twilight Zone UHF
Bart Antenna Both TV Cases
Movie Camera ITC Entertainment Good Night