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Russel Meeker, a fifth-grader at Palmer Elementary School, examines a vacuum tube used in radios from the 1920s to the 1960s.

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Baldwinsville students get glimpse of history

Students in the Baldwinsville Central School District had a rare opportunity to get a glimpse at a piece of Syracuse and American history when Jeffrey Marier, an engineer with Lockheed Martin and a member of Baldwinsville’s Board of Education, brought General Electric’s first prototype transistor radio to classrooms at Baker High School, Durgee Junior High School, Ray Middle School and Palmer Elementary School.


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