The Atwater Kent Manufacturing Co., founded by inventor Arthur Atwater Kent in the early 1920s, was for a time the largest radio manufacturer in the U.S. Atwater Kent is known for its early 'breadboard' receiver kits, which had no external case to hide the tubes and other components, and required some assembly. The company also made cathedral type and tombstone style radios, and stand-alone speakers.


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Rock Island High School honor roll
Quad-Cities Online, May 23rd

Hannah Allison, Brittany Anderson, Ivy Anderson, Katherine Anderson, Erika Atwater, Ra Se Da Be, Urmila Bista, Michelle Burrell, Shelby Burroughs, Thomas Bustard, Jessica Byczynski, Riley Carlin, Raven Clemons, Briana Cross, Mylequa Cunningham...Read more

300 years of Chestnut Hill exhibit opens May 28 at Chestnut Hill Historical ...
Chestnut Hill Local, May 20th

upon (CHHS houses over 21,000 photographs, records, prints, artifacts, historical documents, and more), this is a time-consuming, but very interesting process, explained Jarvis, whose past experiences include creating exhibits for the Atwater Kent...Read more

Initiative welcomes ACCESS cardholders to museums
The Philadelphia Tribune, May 16th

National Constitution Center, National Museum of American Jewish History, Penn Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and Please ...Read more

LIVE MUSIC: Saturday May 16
The Providence Journal, May 13th

The Atwater-Donnelly Trio featuring Cathy Clasper-Torch, folk, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org .... 7 pm. Free. Chorus of Westerly Open Rehearsal, George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High St., Westerly. 596...Read more

Some GOP contenders stumbling out of the starting block
American Thinker (blog), May 12th

He was in college during the Kent State shooting, as well as the follow-on riots and marches that shut campuses down from coast to coast. .... He was media and strategy director for Ford For President/South Carolina, working with the late, great Lee...Read more

Record Publishing Co. papers name new sales managers
Stow Sentry, May 9th

Contini, who previously served as an account executive for the Record-Courier's Kent/Brimfield territory, is a 1998 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor's of science degree in advertising, and a minor in marketing. "I am proud to have a...Read more

Bobby Jindal just splintered the GOP: The unholy alliance between Fox News ...
Salon, April 26th

This was the “Southern Strategy,” as Republican political operative Lee Atwater later explained in a vicious 1981 interview in which he deployed the n-word freely. Rather than explicitly invoking racism, he said, ... When National Guard troops killed...Read more

Atwater Kent
WSHU, November 18th

I could not write articles about vintage radio without including Atwater Kent, both the man and his radios. He is a legend among vintage enthusiasts and radio collectors, revered with near deity status. Arthur Atwater Kent preferred not to use his...Read more