SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1924

everready truck

Eveready_Hour_11-4-1924_WEAF

Will Rogers (far right), Art Gillham, Wendell Hall, Carson Robison, Eveready Quartet, Graham McNamee and the Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra.

"The Eveready Hour" became radio’s first commercially sponsored network variety
program. The National Carbon Company was the first sponsor of the show which 
originated from WEAF Radio in New York.

AR-812 radio

The AR-812, manufactured in 1924, was the first commercial superhet.

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