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WWII 1939

Causes of World War II: Introduction

July 2, 1937: Aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world at the equator.

John Dillinger, Public Enemy Number One slain by federal agents in Chicago. July 23, 1934 Indianapolis Star front page

McCall's Magazine - August 1931 by clotho98, via Flickr

Empire State Building opening, May 1, 1931

Retronaut - May 1st, 1931: Empire State Opening

Popular Mechanics - March, 1935

Popular Mechanics Covers #350-399

New York, summer 1938. Street vendor of shaved ices.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Cold Comfort: 1938

1931 - 05 - May / National Geographic Photography / Covers

336 x 508 cover scan of 1931 - 05 - May

Toffs and Toughs; 1937 outside Harrow school.



1933 Chrysler Imperial

On Sunday, October 30, 1938, millions of radio listeners were shocked when radio news alerts announced the arrival of Martians. Many ran out of their homes screaming while others packed up their cars and fled. Though what the radio listeners heard was a portion of Orson Welles' adaptation of the well-known book, War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells, many of the listeners believed what they heard on the radio was real.

Speculation about shark-infested waters was the top headline in the July 3, 1937, edition of The Baltimore News-Post. (Newseum collection)

On this day 11th December 1935 Edward VIII after ruling for less than a year he became the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. Edward planned to may divorcee Mrs Wallis Simpson and before he left for France, he made a find radio broadcast to the nation. He was succeeded by his brother George who became George VI

About Royalty: Birthday of Edward VIII

July 23,1934

Daily News front page dated May 7, 1937 Headlines: HINDENBURG EXPLODES! 100 DEAD 100 fatalities

1936 - The front page on the day Edward VIII abdicated the throne for his love of American Wallis Simpson

MI5 tapped the King’s phones in Abdication

The Argus: Britain and France at War with Germany. (September 3, 1939)

Causes of World War II: Introduction

Mickey Mouse Magazine (and Detroit Creamery) make a (milk) toast to 1934.

Ticker tape in 1933 - a new year... Leyendecker, Saturday Eve Post

1932 TIME Magazine's Person of the Year - Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt won the 1932 US Presidential election by a landslide, defeating the incumbent, Herbert Hoover.

1932 Winter Olympic Games - Lake Placid, New York, United States

1932 History, events, news popular culture from 1932, technology advances part of the Depression Years Of The Thirties history More Prices available for 1932 From Cars, Food, Clothes, Homes, Elecrical Sections Of The People History

Pasadena Star News, New Year's Day, 1932.

New Year's Baby, The Saturday Evening Post (December 31, 1932) by J.C. Leyendecker