Artifact Details

Title

Baer, Ralph oral history

Catalog Number

102657972

Type

Text

Date

2006-10-12; 2006-11-27

Contributor

Baer, Ralph, Interviewee
Hendrie, Gardner, Interviewer
Hendrie, Gardner, Cameraperson

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Manchester, New Hampshire

Extent

94 p.

Description

Ralph Baer begins this interview with reflections on his early life in 1930s Germany, and how his family immigrated to the United States in 1938. He discusses his life in the U.S. military and the myriad engineering challenges and innovations that led him to become a video game pioneer and innovator.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Video games; Baer, Ralph; DeForest, Lee; Loral; Sanders Associates; Brown Box; Magnavox; Odyssey; Coleco; Telestar; Pelovitz, Bob; MicroPROS Technology Solutions

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X3775.2007