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1931

— Work begins on football stadium.
1931


1932

— Franklin D. Roosevelt elected 32nd president of the United States.


1933

— Prohibition repealed.


1934

— First Hardrock alumni magazine.


1935

— Miners Glee Club organized.

(November 11) Stratosphere flight near Rockerville.
1935 Stratosphere Flight

— Tenth President Dr. Joseph Connolly, 1935-47.
1935 President Connolly


1936

— Margaret Mitchell publishes Gone With the Wind.


1937

— Burning of the German zeppelin Hindenburg in New Jersey.

— Aviator Amelia Earhart and co-pilot disappear in the Pacific Ocean area.


1938

— Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast causes nationwide panic. 

— O’Harra Field completed.
1938 O'Harra Field


1939

— WWII begins.

— America repeals arms embargo.

— Museum of Geology on the way to building a valuable collection, including the fossilized remains of a Triceratops, Trachodon, sauropod, and ceratopsia.



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