Wo/Men at Work: The 3 June 1925 Issue of “The Broadway World” Employee Magazine

by Paul R. Spitzzeri In the awful circumstances of this COVID-19 pandemic involving so much loss of life, we are also seeing the dramatic and extraordinary financial effects, including closure of so many businesses that it can be head-spinning. Obviously, brick-and-mortar stores have been increasingly challenged by online retailing for years, but the current situation... Continue Reading →

The Spirit of Radio: A Pair of Listener Certification Pamphlets from “Radio Central Super-Station” KFI, Los Angeles, 1926-27

by Paul R. Spitzzeri With the emergence of commercial radio on 2 November 1920 when KDKA in Pittsburgh became the first station to broadcast programming—it was election day so listeners heard about the electoral victory of Warren G. Harding before others read it in the papers the next day—a staggering revolution in communications and entertainment... Continue Reading →

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