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  • Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/01/2014 to 11/29/2014

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    Location: Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History | Map Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Jack Mason Museum Contact Email: info@jackmasonmuseum.org Contact Phone Number: 415-669-1099

Marconi & RCA Centennial: Radio Personalities of Wireless West Marin

Discover the fascinating stories of the men and women who were part of the RCA family. Look into the lives of riggers, telegraphers, engineers, and station workers through oral histories, memorabilia and photographs that reveal the joys and struggles of working for the communications giant. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, August 9 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Dates: Friday, August 1 through Sunday, November 30
Location: Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History
Address: 15 Park Ave; Inverness, CA 94937
Phone: 415-669-1099

Radio has played a significant role in the history of West Marin since Marconi built the first wireless stations at Bolinas and Marshall in 1914. Discover the ways the West Marin community is planning to celebrate this history and the legacy that continues to make radio part of our lives, past and present on our A Centennial Celebration of Marconi & RCA Wireless Radio in West Marin, 1914-2014 page. Stay tuned to KWMR 90.5 in Point Reyes and 89.9 in Bolinas, or online at kwmr.org for more details about upcoming events, interviews, and programming celebrating 100 years of radio in West Marin. For more information about any of the events, contact Carola DeRooy at 415-464-5125 or by email.

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