You may know all of this and it isn't radio related bu I see these on a
search on Archive.org, if they are of any help:
On Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 2:30 PM Barton, Matthew <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello Sarah,
> Unfortunately, there virtually no surviving radio broadcasts from 1920s of
> any kind. It was not until the mid-1930s that the network has systems in
> place to archive their broadcasts. It was expensive, and most local radio
> broadcasts did much less, if any.
> You may have seen this at the Library of Congress's website:
> It will give you an idea of some of LOC's relevant holdings.
> It's great and inspiring moment in history. I wish you luck with it!
> All the best,
> Matthew Barton
> Library of Congress
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Archival about 1925 sled dog relay to Nome to save
> town from epidemic?
> Hi ARSC,
> I hope this finds everyone well!
> I'm doing a story about the 1925 sled dog relay in the race to deliver
> antiserum and save the town of Nome, Alaska from a diptheria epidemic.
> I know that this was around the time that radio first started making its
> way around the US -- so I'm looking for news reports of the relay, of the
> epidemic, or of the resulting tours from the sled dogs and their mushers
> that were made famous. (Their names were Togo with musher Leonard Seappala
> or Balto with musher Gunnar Kaasen, might be others I don't know about..).
> I'm also looking for any other oral histories or interviews of any
> survivors of the epidemic or of the mushers themselves or the doctor,
> Curtis Welch, or anyone else involved. If you have any leads, I would be
> very thankful!
> c. 406.570.0436