Mike’s Scholarship

Radio Boys (Chapman) - 1Images of America: Columbus Radio by Mike Adams, to be published by Arcadia in early December. An illustrated history of Columbus radio, 1920-1980.

The Radio Boys and Girls: Mike’s current book is an analysis of wireless and radio-themed juvenile fiction. The Radio Boys and Girls: Radio, Telegraph, Telephone and Wireless Adventures for Juvenile Readers, 1890–1945 was published in 2015 by McFarland Press. He presented samples of this work at the annual PCA/ACA, the AWA and SCARS Conferences. Articles about this research were published in 2015 in the CHRS Journal and the AWA Review.

Lee de Forest: In 2012, Mike wrote the biography, Lee de Forest, King of Radio, Television, and Film. In the past few years Mike has had de Forest papers published in the AWA Review and the SMPTE Journal, and has presented his de Forest scholarship before the AWA, AES, ARCI, SMPTE, BEA, PCA/ACA, SCARS and CHRS. See the Lee de Forest Web | Charles Herrold Web