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In the 1920s, radio appeared on the scene. It became a serious competitor with

Orson Welles broadcasts his radio show of HG Wells' science fiction novel The War of

Orson Welles (arms raised) rehearses his radio depiction of H.G. Wells' classic, The War of the Worlds. The broadcast, which aired on October 30, 1938, ...

Carter and King Jazzing Orchestra in 1921, Houston, Texas. The Jazz Age was ...

CBC-Radio host Max Ferguson in a clip from the CBC-TV series Graphic, broadcast on 29 March 1957 (courtesy CBC).

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A family gathered around a radio console, 1930s.

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Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith

Reginald Fessenden (right) and coworkers in their radio station at Brant Rock, Massachusetts

George Gershwin Fanny Brice and Al Jolson

Kate Smith performing with studio musicians for a radio broadcast, 1946.

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Herbert Hoover

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Paul Whiteman and Nat Shilkret

Warren Harding

Louis Armstrong and Bix Beiderbecke

Graham McNamee of radio station WEAF broadcasting a baseball game from the 1924 World Series at

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The Marconi Company was formed in England in 1897. The photo shows a typical early scene, from 1906, with Marconi employee Donald Manson at right.

The Cotton Club in the 1920s

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The 1920s Decade

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A disc jockey delivering the Sirius Satellite Radio service's first live broadcast, from the Rock

Interior of the KDKA “radio shack,” constructed atop the Westinghouse building in Pittsburgh

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History of broadcasting

A Caucasian man in his thirties is sitting behind a piano facing left. He has

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The swing era[edit]

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Charlie Chaplin is shown sitting in a doorway with his arms folded, accompanied by a

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No one involved with Welles' radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds expected to deceive listeners to the degree that they did. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

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Duke Ellington was one of the original Cotton Club performers

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Edna St. Vincent Millay, pictured here in 1925, was one of the most

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Roaring Twenties

Felix the Cat in front of an early the TV Camera

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A promotional poster for the Sandow Trocadero Vaudevilles (1894), showing dancers, clowns, trapeze artists, costumed dog, singers and costumed actors

Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, pictured here in a quieter moment of their lives sometime in

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Announcer Jack Brown (centre) interviewing movie stars Humphrey Bogart (left) and Lauren

Radio, America in the 1920s, Primary Sources for Teachers, America in Class, National Humanities Center

Emil Voigt, founder of 2KY on behalf of the Labor Council of New South Wales. This photo was taken in earlier days when Voight was a prominent British ...

Jean Arthur. From Wikipedia ...

During the 1950s, Don Hewitt (left) was perhaps the most influential producer of television news. He was responsible not only for CBS's successful evening ...

Woman celebrating the passage of the 19th Amendment.

Benny Goodman

Stocky African-American man sitting and playing the piano. He has black hair and

"Doc" Herrold is shown at the microphone of KQW, early 1920s.

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Unidentified football team, no date (c.1920). From the Dunn Area (Lewis White Studio) Photo Collection, PhC.121, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.

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Poster showing two women in the bottom left of the picture looking up towards a man

The bobbed hair and heavy eye makeup worn by flappers was bold and modern.

A selection of American newspapers from 1885, with portraits of their publishers. First row: The Union and Advertiser (William Purcell) - The Omaha Daily ...

Tallulah Bankhead. From Wikipedia ...

1950s to present[edit]

American news broadcasters Edward R. Murrow (left) and William L. Shirer (

Cecil B. DeMille

In the 1920s, radio appeared on the scene. It became a serious competitor with

The first commercial radio broadcast was in latter in 1920. Radios became a very crucial part of the average American family life.

Orson Welles broadcasts his radio show of HG Wells' science fiction novel The War of

Carter and King Jazzing Orchestra in 1921, Houston, Texas. The Jazz Age was ...

Orson Welles (arms raised) rehearses his radio depiction of H.G. Wells' classic, The War of the Worlds. The broadcast, which aired on October 30, 1938, ...

CBC-Radio host Max Ferguson in a clip from the CBC-TV series Graphic, broadcast on 29 March 1957 (courtesy CBC).

A family gathered around a radio console, 1930s.

Radio towers, 1920s. «

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Reginald Fessenden (right) and coworkers in their radio station at Brant Rock, Massachusetts

Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith

Kate Smith performing with studio musicians for a radio broadcast, 1946.

George Gershwin Fanny Brice and Al Jolson

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Graham McNamee of radio station WEAF broadcasting a baseball game from the 1924 World Series at

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Warren Harding

The best-known Irish musical name was that of tenor John McCormack (above)

A movie theater in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Marconi Company was formed in England in 1910. The photo shows a typical early scene, from 1906, with Marconi employee Donald Manson at right.

Louis Armstrong and Bix Beiderbecke

History of broadcasting

The 1920s Decade

A disc jockey delivering the Sirius Satellite Radio service's first live broadcast, from the Rock

Langston Hughes, here pictured in 1958, was a fixture of the parties of the

History of broadcasting

It was against this backdrop of racial bias that African American's began to emerge as a major influence on the American music scene.

Interior of the KDKA “radio shack,” constructed atop the Westinghouse building in Pittsburgh

The beloved movie monster that hits screens again in "Kong: Skull Island" was

The swing era[edit]

Paul Whiteman and Nat Shilkret

Herbert Hoover

Edna St. Vincent Millay, pictured here in 1925, was one of the most

An actor in front of the TV Camera

Famous 1920s' singer & film star, Al Jolson, in Lucky Strike cigarette ad

Roaring Twenties

It's an excellent adaptation, in other words, of F. Scott Fitzgerald's melodramatic American classic.

Alan Freed (centre, headphones), who popularized the term rock and roll as

The Cotton Club in the 1920s

Roger Taylor, John Deacon, Freddie Mercury and Brian May

Announcer Jack Brown (centre) interviewing movie stars Humphrey Bogart (left) and Lauren

No one involved with Welles' radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds expected to deceive listeners to the degree that they did. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

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Felix the Cat in front of an early the TV Camera

"Flappers". The image of the 1920s ...

Hollywood in the 1920s: Hollywoodland

1920's • Radio came on the scene to ...

Mae West

Photo Gallery: Berlin in the 1920s

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Charles Logwood broadcasting at station 2XG, New York City, circa November, 1916.

In 1888 Katz's Deli was the first Jewish American delicatessen to open in New ...

Tim O'Brien

Why was Vilma Trujillo killed? By Vicky Baker

Simon Callow: Stanislavski was racked by self-doubt

Radio, America in the 1920s, Primary Sources for Teachers, America in Class, National Humanities Center

American news broadcasters Edward R. Murrow (left) and William L. Shirer (

The bobbed hair and heavy eye makeup worn by flappers was bold and modern.

Unidentified football team, no date (c.1920). From the Dunn Area (Lewis White Studio) Photo Collection, PhC.121, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.

During the 1950s, Don Hewitt (left) was perhaps the most influential producer of television news. He was responsible not only for CBS's successful evening ...

Speed Langworthy's Sheet music poking fun at the masculine traits many women adopted during the 1920s.

Fans - the early swing era

Actors Leslie Reece (centre) and Joy Shelton (right) reading the parts of

Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, pictured here in a quieter moment of their lives sometime in

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Walter Winchell

One-Way Police Radio Communication, 1928

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Willis Conover (left) interviewing Louis Armstrong for the Voice of America, 1955.

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Five years later, he noted, approvingly, that white Americans had “gunned down . . . millions of redskins.”

Marlene Dietrich

The History of Film The 1920s. The Pre-Talkies and the Silent Era

Woman celebrating the passage of the 19th Amendment.

Stations broadcasted everything from news and music to politics and news. "Amos 'n' Andy" was a popular comedy program of the time. radio.jpg

A body is removed from the scene of a suicide attack that targeted the Afghan state

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Nazi leader Adolf Hitler sits at a table facing a group of young uniformed National Socialists

Life at Home. The 1920s were affected immensely by ...