In 1922, when radios were introduced to the general public, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — the creator of Sherlock Holmes and a staunch believer in Spiritualism — donned headphones and experienced radio for the first time, in Atlantic City. He speculated that the new technology might be quite efficacious in communing with the dearly departed. More inside.
What a great promo poster for a movie meant to be a follow-up to “Wings” but which was never actually made.
Movie poster for a saucy, pre-code spoof of late-’20s Hollywood. “Big-shots,” look out.
Nine arresting covers from the long-running Nation’s Business magazine, illustrating the dynamism of industrial growth which was about to be challenged by the fast-approaching Great Depression.