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Further Reading

This brown wood radio flips open with the front panel displayed above the radio like a board. When opened, you see the large, black dial window with golden knobs below.

Hallicrafter: Model TW 2000 (1954), Toronto, Ontario, 31 x 49 x 21cm. Musée des ondes Emile Berliner.

Babaian, Sharon A. Radio Communication in Canada: A Historical and Technological Survey. Ottawa: National Museum of Science and Technology, 1992.

Bijsterveld, Karin, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom. Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Dunning, J. Tune in yesterday: The ultimate encyclopedia of old-time radio, 1925–1976. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1976.

Kuffert, Len. “‘What Do You Expect of This Friend?’: Canadian Radio and the Intimacy of Broadcasting.” Media History 15, no. 3 (2009): 303-317

MacLennan, Anne F. “American Network Broadcasting, the CBC and Canadian Radio Stations during the 1930s: A Content Analysis.” Journal of Radio Studies, 12 (2005): 85-103.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Celebrating a Hundred Years of Broadcasting–An Introduction and Timeline.” Journal of Radio & Audio Media 27, no. 2 (2020): 191-207.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Circumstances Beyond Our Control: Canadian Radio Program Schedule Evolution during the 1930s.” PhD Dissertation, Concordia University, 2001.

MacLennan, Anne F., “Forming Networks: National Radio Networks − Public, State, and Commercial,” Routledge Companion to Radio and Podcast Studies, edited by Mia Lindgren and Jason Loviglio, Routledge, 2022.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Introduction to the Symposium on One-Hundred Years of Broadcasting,” Journal of Radio & Audio Media, 27:2 (2020): 191-207.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Learning to Listen: Becoming a Canadian Radio Audience in the 1930s,” Journal of Radio & Audio Media, 20 (2013): 311-326. DOI:10.1080/19376529.2013.825534 

MacLennan, Anne F. “Private Broadcasting and the Path to Radio Broadcasting  Policy in Canada,” Media and Communication, 6: 1 (2018): 13-20.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Reading Radio: The Intersection between Radio and Newspaper for the Canadian Radio Listener in the 1930s,” in Radio and Society: New Thinking for an Old Medium. Mollgaard, Matt ed. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012, pp. 16-29.

MacLennan, Anne F. Remembering Radio Project.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Resistance to Regulation: Early Canadian Broadcaster and Listeners,” in Islands of Resistance: Pirate Radio in Canada. Andrea Langlois, Ron Sakolsky and Marian van der Zon eds., Vancouver, BC and Point Roberts, WA: New Star Books, 2010, pp. 35-48.

MacLennan, Anne F. “What do the radio program schedules reveal? Content Analysis versus accidental sampling in early Canadian radio history,” in Jeff Keshen and Sylvie Perrier, eds. Bâtir de nouveaus ponts: sources, méthodes et interdisciplinarité/ Building New Bridges: Sources, Methods, and Interdisciplinarity. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2005, pp. 225-238.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Women, Radio and the Depression: A “Captive” Audience from Household Hints to Story Time and Serials.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 37 (2008): 616-633.

Parr, Joy. Domestic Goods: The Material, the Moral, and the Economic in the Postwar Years. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Peers, Frank W. The Politics of Canadian Broadcasting, 1920-51. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973.

Schiffer, Michael Brian. The Portable Radio in American Life. Tucson and London: University of Arizona Press, 1991.

Swackhammer, Lloyd. Radios of Canada. Alma, ON: Cober Printing Limited, 2002.

Vipond, Mary. Listening In: The First Decade of Canadian Broadcasting, 1922-32. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1992.

Waldron, Andrew. “Canada’s Distant Early Warning Line.” Docomomo Journal 38 (Mar. 2008): 56-60.

Weir, E. Austin The Struggle for National Broadcasting in Canada. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1969.

Windover, Michael. Art Deco: A Mode of Mobility. Foreword by Rhodri Windsor Liscombe. Collection Patrimoine Urbain. Québec: Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2012.

Windover, Michael. “Art Deco and the Fashioning of Radio Spaces.” In The Routledge Companion to Art Deco, edited by Bridget Elliott and Michael Windover, 139-159. New York: Routledge, 2019.

Windover, Michael. “Building Radio Publics in Post-war Canada.” Journal of Architecture 23, no. 6 (2018): 1046-1074.

Windover, Michael. “Designing Public Radio in Canada.” RACAR 40, no. 2 (2015): 42-56.

Windover, Michael. “Listening for Design: Agency and History in a Philips Aachen-Super D 52.” In Design and Agency: Critical Perspective on Identities, Histories and Practices, edited by John Potvin and Marie-Ève Marchand, 97-110. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020.

Windover, Michael. “Placing Radio in Sackville, New Brunswick.” Buildings & Landscapes 24, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 46-66.

Windover, Michael and Anne F. MacLennan Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956. Halifax: Dalhousie Architectural Press, 2017.

Windover, Michael. “Transmitting Nation: ‘Bordering’ and the Architecture of the CBC in the 1930s.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 36, no. 2 (2011): 5-12.

Windover, Michael and Hilary Grant. “Tuning In to Radio Heritage in Newfoundland.” In Politics of Scale. New Directions in Critical Heritage Studies, edited by Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Suzie Thomas and Yujie Zhu, 140-155. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2019.

Other resources:

Canadian Communications Foundation. “History of Canadian Broadcasting.”

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. “CBC Digital Archives.”