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Lawrence, is lifted by a federal district court. Judge Frederick van Pelt Bryan rules that the postmaster general is not qualified to judge obscenity of material to be sent through the mail. 21 Oct. New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, opens to mixed reviews. 7 Oct. One hundred eight musicians in the Philadelphia Orchestra accept a contract after a strike that caused cancellation of the first three concerts of the season; the new contract stipulates a minimum wage of $170 per week for instumentalists.
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