1930’s

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America’s Little Insurance Problem – 1940 – The Fleece Factor And Morris H. Siegel. Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Insurance – an integral and inescapable part of our national fabric; the thing that hounds us, protects us and promises us. The thing most abused, exploited and feared. Because we are a society pretty much based on fear, the notion of being “left unprotected” is something we’ve...

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Sheridan Downey – California Politics In The 1930s – Past Daily Reference Room

Sheridan Downey, one of the longer-running Senators from California, started his career in 1924 as a supporter for Progressive Presidential Candidate Robert S. LaFollett. But in 1932 switched parties, becoming a Democrat in support of Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1938 Downey was elected to the United States Senate where he...

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The First Polar Research Station – 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Radio Moscow-CBS Radio – Broadcast from Moscow celebrating first Soviet Arctic Expedition to establish a drifting research station – March 23, 1938 – The crew of the first polar research station North Pole 1 consisted of four people: head of the expedition Ivan Papanin, hydrobiologist and oceanologist Pyotr Shirshov, astronomer...

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The Deep River Boys In Session – 1939 Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Deep River Boys – In Session for Lang-Worth Transcription Service -circa 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something different to end the weekend; a series of radio recordings made by The Deep River Boys for the Lang-Worth Transcription Company, circa 1939. The Deep River Boys left a legacy...

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Music Of Kent Kennan – Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kent Kennan – Night Soliloquy – Howard Hanson and The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – RCA Victor Set – M-608 Music of Kent Kennan this weekend. As promised, a continuation of music from the RCA Victor set American Music For Orchestra (M-608) from 1938. This piece begins the set and is on...

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Music Of George W. Chadwick – Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

George W. Chadwick – Jubilee – Howard Hanson, Eastman-Rochester Symphony – From Victor Set M-608 – 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – George W. Chadwick this weekend. Continuing with more selections from the landmark American Music For Orchestra set of 78 rpm discs (M-608) for RCA-Victor, featuring The Eastman-Rochester...