|Anna Case sings live over the radio at the NELA convention in September 1921.|
It is estimated that up to five million listeners in the US and Canada were able to tune in, making it by far the largest radio audience up to that time. And that figure probably doesn't include hundreds of fans gathered in the public square in Flemington, where the town set up a primitive public address system to transmit the historic broadcast of the "local girl".
|Anna Case (seated at right) signs a contract with Atwater Kent |
to appear on the Sunday Night radio broadcasts, 1925.
|Anna Case with Atwater Kent host and radio pioneer Phillips Carlin.|