We are living in an age of information. Facebook, Twitter, email, blogs, all of which can be accessed by a variety of instruments, from an available computer in a library, to your own personal smart phones.
On this date in 1924, the Portland Republican reported that the city of Portland, North Dakota, was discovering its own method of instant communication. In an attempt to play radio concerts in Portland’s Opera House, the mayor, J.M. Wesley, had “one of the finest Western Electric Radio Receiving Sets” installed in his store, along with a three-stage loudspeaker.