Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 40

Student Activity Sheet


Use the information in Handout 1 to help you answer the questions below:

  1. What was the first radio station in Cleveland?

  2. Why was the 1920s a boom time for entertainment in Cleveland?

  3. Where were the three main entertainment areas in Cleveland located?

  4. What types of entertainment programming emerged from these three areas?

  5. Why is advertising revenue important to a radio station?

  6. How did radio cause the isolation of some of Cleveland's radios to shrink?

  7. Why was radio an important factor in keeping Clevelanders informed about World War II?

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