Home Study Courses    
  Several generations of engineering and service technicians learned "by mail".
From the 1920's until late in the 20th Century, many people found the only way to start a career in electronics was through home study.
Presented here is a sampling of such courses showing how a student could master the subjects in short, individual lessons, each with its own mail-in examination
Home Study
Home Study and Training Courses and Related Publications
RCA Point to Point training course from 1954 NRI Promotional Booklet: "RIch Rewards in Radio" from 1935 National Schools
Los Angeles
Complete 1946 electronics course: over 1250 pages!
National Radio Institute
Practical Radio course from 1930
Capitol Radio Engineering Institute
1949 home study course. 75 lessons.
DeForest Technical School home study course from late 1940's
National Radio Institute
Electrical / Electronics course
Natrional Radio News
The bulletin of correspndence school NRI.from 1928.
National Radio Institute 1937 Practical Electronics home study course.
  RCA Institutes
Home study course
from 1932 
Photofact Television
Home study coures
RCA Color Television
Home study course from RCA Institutes
Massey Technical Institute
Several lesson booklets from 1958
2-Way Course
Couse Descroption
NRI Course
MTI Course of Study
Brochure detailing mobile course
NRI Radio Television Electronics Dictionary
Magazine of the Capitol Radio Engineering Institute. A collection of issues.