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WPT Archives: 1950s
WPT Archives: 1950s
Dedication Program WHA-TV
The program that formally marks the start of WHA-TV
Special | 33m 28s
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Educational TV: Yes or No
Norman Michie explains to Wisconsin residents the value of a public television network.
Special | 27m 20s
Watch a compilation of clips from early WHA television programs.
Special | 28m 45s
Wisconsin School of the Air: Figure it Out
Sara Rhue discusses ancient mathematics.
Special | 22m 37s
The Friendly Giant: Timid Timothy
Friendly the Giant shares a story about how Timid Timothy learns to be brave.
Special | 24m 24s
The Friendly Giant: Sad Eye the Clown
Friendly the Giant reads a circus story about clowns, horses & geese.
Special | 14m 3s
The Friendly Giant: The Big Red Barn
Friendly the giant and his neighbors learn all about barns, big and small.
Special | 14m 9s
The Friendly Giant: Far Away Places
The friendly giant explores and writes about far away places, both real and imaginary.
Special | 16m 58s
The Friendly Giant: Wait for William
Friendly the Giant reads Wait for William, a story about a circus parade by Marjorie Flack
Special | 14m 12s
Governor Kohler Dedication of WHA-TV
Governor Kohler dedicates WHA-TV
Special | 48s
Backstage with Television
Behind the scenes of TV in the 1950s
Special | 10m 4s