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Windows to the Past, Pt. VIII

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SOUNDS OF SCIENCE. Students in an Electron Physics Lab at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan experiment with transmitting musical tones through a beam of light. (Dec. 18, 1934)

YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY. A teacher shortage in 1918 forced the city to abandon a longstanding bylaw that had prevented schools from hiring married women as teachers--except in extreme cases of "incapacitation of husband or permanent abandonment." (Oct. 31, 1922)

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