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Anik-B educational television system

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1979
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
480-351
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Education Minister Pat McGreer delivering the first message with the Anik-B educational television system which connected fourteen classrooms around the province and in the Northwest Territories to the originating studio at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1979
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-351
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Education Minister Pat McGreer delivering the first message with the Anik-B educational television system which connected fourteen classrooms around the province and in the Northwest Territories to the originating studio at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Photographer
Battistoni, Peter
Subjects
Telecommunication Tools and Equipment - Televisions
Names
British Columbia Institute of Technology
McGreer, Pat
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "ON THE AIR ... The Anik-B educational television system went on the air live Monday as Education Minister Pat McGreer delivered the first message. The system connects some 14 classrooms around the province and in the Northwest Territories to the originating studio at BCIT. The lessons are beamed via sattelite [sic] to the classrooms, most of which have the capacity to talk back to the instructor during the lesson."
Note on recto of photograph reads: "CAMERA IS AT TOP ON PHOTO."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
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