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Today In History: November 30

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London Crystal Palace Fire
The Crystal Palace, famous London exhibition and amusement, was completely destroyed by fire. The vast building, constructed entirely of glass and wood, situated 550 feet above sea level on Sydenham Hill, was a blazing beacon that could be seen more than fifty miles around. Explosions as fireworks blew up and the crash of glass was heard at great distance. The blaze was the most spectacular seen in modern times. A view of the fire showing the glass domes enveloped in the flames, on Nov. 30, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Depression NYC Street Vendors
Two unemployed street vendors try to earn a living selling apples on the streets in New York City on Nov. 30, 1930 during the Depression. (AP Photo)

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RELIGION EVANGELISM 1930
Aimee Semple McPherson, pastor of Angelus Temple in Los Angeles and head of the Foursquare Gospel Church, returned to her pulpit, Nov. 30, 1930, after an absence of more than three months due to a nervous breakdown. Her son Rolf McPherson led the evangelist before the cheering congregation. (AP Photo)

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Great Depression Game Tickets
Western Union boys wait their turn at Joe LeBlang's ticket agency in New York City to deliver the first ticket for the Army-Navy football game to be played for the unemployed, Nov. 30, 1930. LeBlang's office bought the first block of tickets valued at $100,000. (AP Photo)

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Moscow Industrial Party Trial
Professor Leonid Ramzin, the chief one of the eight professors accused of plotting against the Soviet, giving evidence before a microphone, at the trial in Moscow, Russia around Nov. 30, 1930. Eight professors are on trial. On the right is the president of the Supreme Court. (AP Photo)

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NEW YORK RELIEF STATION
A line of unemployed and destitute men, women, and children wait for food supplies by a city operated relief station in New York City on Nov. 30, 1932 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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Walter P. Chrysler Jr
Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., 23-year-old son of the automobile manufacturer, is celebrating his sixth year as a book publisher. His company, Cheshire House, Inc., has turned from publishing a series of limited editions, to engage in active competition in the popular price field, after winning last year’s ward of the American Institute of Graphic Arts for the finest work in typography and design. Young Chrysler is shown at Los Angels on a business trip, on Nov. 30, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Great Depression Hunger March 1932
Meeting of the New England contingent of Washington marchers in Union Square, New York, where they awaited arrival of the New York contingent before proceeding in trucks toward Washington, D.C., where they will press for unemployed relief, Nov. 30, 1932. There were about 400; about 20 trucks were expected, but only 9 had shown up when this photo was taken. (AP Photo)

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Great Depression Hunger March 1932
A free meal for the New England and New York contingent of hunger marchers in Elizabeth, NJ, Nov. 30, 1932, when they passed through en route to Washington, which they hope to make in four days. They expect to plead for immediate unemployment relief at the opening of the short session of Congress on Dec. 5. (AP Photo)

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MACYS THANKSGIVING PARADE 1933
This is a scene from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade along Broadway in New York City on Nov. 30, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Yankees Ruth And Family 1935
Yankees' baseball legend Babe Ruth, accompanied by his wife Claire, second from right, daughter Julia, left, and friend Isabel Miles, is bundled up against the cold as they attend the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Magnets Neutrons Radiation Laboratory Berkeley
This 80-ton magnet at the University of California radiation laboratory in Berkeley on Nov. 30, 1935, develops a ray 14 times more lethal than X-rays and so powerful that approach closer than 50 feet is unsafe. Experience with the ray, a 4,500,000-volt beam of neutrons, the ultimate particles of atoms, are being conducted under a method discovered here by Prof. E.O. Lawrence. Unpredictable possibilities are reported to be involved in the ray. (AP Photo/EHK)

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Spain Madrid Bomb Damage
A street rendered impassable by debris and wreckage in Madrid, on Nov. 30, 1936, which has fallen from buildings wrecked by junta bombs. (AP Photo)

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Spain Madrid Bomb Damage
Although the government defenders of Madrid would seem to be holding their own with the junta besiegers, the destruction of buildings and streets in the Spanish capital goes on almost without ceasing. A cinema in Madrid wrecked by bombs dropped from junta aircraft. Would-be cinema patrons inspect the damage gloomily, on Nov. 30, 1936. (AP Photo)

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London Crystal Palace Fire
The Crystal Palace, famous London exhibition and amusement centre, was completely destroyed by fire. The vast building, constructed entirely of glass and wood, situated 550 feet above sea level on Sydenham Hill, was a blazing beacon that could be seen more than fifty miles around. The explosions as fireworks blew up, and the crash of glass as sections collapsed was heard at great distance. The blaze was the most spectacular seen in modern times. A general view of the fire at its height showing one of the imposing towers threatened by the blaze, on Nov. 30, 1936. The other tower collapsed. (AP Photo)

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London Crystal Palace Fire
The Crystal Palace, famous London exhibition and amusement centre, was completely destroyed by fire. The vast building, constructed entirely of glass and wood, situated 550 feet above sea level on Sydenham Hill, was a blazing beacon that could be seen more than fifty miles around. The explosions as fireworks blew up, and the crash of glass as sections collapsed was heard at great distance. The blaze was the most spectacular seen in modern times. A general view of the fire at its height showing one of the imposing towers threatened by the blaze, on Nov. 30, 1936. The other tower collapsed. (AP Photo)

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Spain General Garcia Valion
General Garcia Valion, insurgent general, seen at an observation unit in his sandbagged headquarters in the Sierra de Caballos, on the Ebro front, Spain, on Nov. 30, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Great Depression Ohio 1939
City relief clients in Cleveland, Ohio wait on line long hours to learn if they are eligible for food and coal orders, Nov. 30, 1939. (AP Photo)

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FDR Europe War Update
With a grave face, Secretary of State Cordell Hull met President Roosevelt at Washington's Union Station, Nov. 30, 1939 to give him last-minute information on the outbreak of the Russo-Finnish war. They conferred for several minutes before the president left the train for the White House. First lady Eleanor Roosevelt is at left. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

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WWII Europe Finland Defense
A bomb shelter being rushed to completion in the Finnish capital of Helsinki a few weeks ago. Soviet troops invaded Finland and Helsinki was bombed Nov. 30, 1939. (AP Photo)

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WWII Europe Finland Defense
War between Finland and Soviet Russia started 22.45 o’clock (M.E.T.) on Nov. 30, 1939. Trenches which were dug at the beginning of the Finnish-Russian tension in Helsinki Dec. 1, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Mexican Army
Six truck loads of Agrarian reservists from the state of Pueblo, such as these, arrived in Mexico City, Nov. 30, 1940 to assist in patrolling the Mexican capital during the presidential inauguration the next day of Gen. Manuel Avila Camacho. (AP Photo)

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Texas Orson Welles with H.G. Wells
American film director and actor Orson Welles, left, photographed with English author H.G. Wells when they met in San Antonio, Texas, on Nov. 30, 1940. The pair were discussing events in Europe when this picture was taken. It will be remembered that, two years previously, a radio adaptation of H.G. Wells novel, “The War of the Worlds” was broadcast in America as though the events therein described were actually taking place, and it caused a minor panic among the Americans. (AP Photo)

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State New York City NYC Chuch St John the Devine
The sanctuary of the Cathedral of St. John the divine, New York-largest church in America and the larges gothic cathedral in the world which will be opened on Nov. 30, 1941. It will be the first time that whole building will be used in entirety. All parts of the cathedral have been used as separate units. (AP Photo)

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