Collaboration and Leading the Way – Crystal Radio Set

Crystal Radio Set, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, San Francisco, ca. 1920s

Crystal Radio Set, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, San Francisco, ca. 1920s

The first professional radio broadcast occurred in 1920. Then as now, Catholic high schools struggled to keep up with new technologies. This radio set was created under the tutelage of Sister Mary Seraphia Fleming by students at St. Paul’s High School in San Francisco.


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