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Radio in Government Documents: 1930-1939

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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Home Economics. Aunt Sammy's Radio Recipes Revised by Ruth Van Deman and Fanny Walker Yeatman. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1931. (A 42.2:R 24/3).
  • U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. Radio Markets of the World, 1932  by Lawrence D. Batson [Electrical Equipment Division]. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1932.  
  • U.S.  Department of Commerce. Foreign and Domestic Commerce Bureau. World Short-Wave Radiophone Transmitter compiled by Lawrence D. Batson. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1934. (Radio Market Series).
  • U.S. State Department. International telecommunication convention general radio regulation, and separate radio protocol. [all signed by delegates of United States to International Radio Conference at Madrid, Dec.9, 1932]. Jan 27, 1934. 162 p. il. (Confidential; Senate executive B, 73d Cong. 2d sess.) [Injunction of secrecy removed Apr. 17, 1934.] Washington: Government Printing Office, 1934.
  • Studebaker, Gordon. "Promoting School Broadcasts," School Life 24:2 (Nov. 1938) p.52-54.(Issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior).

  • Federal Communications Commission. Address of Frank R. McNinch, chairman: Radio and the Bill of Rights. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1939. 11 leaves, 4 [Processed.]
  • Washington: Government Printing Office, 1939. (Y 4.In 8/3:Al 1).

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Links to publication

"Trends in Education by Radio,"
School Life, May 1939

Cabinet for Radioreceivers, 1933

Radio Cabinet, 1939