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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... index A, the letter, as pronounced back-ward and forward on phono-graph, 152-153. Absent-mindedness, Edison's, 289, 30i-303i 344-345-Accumulators in storage batteries, use of cobalt for, 215-216. Acheson, assistant of Edison's, 241. Adams, Milton, 53, 56, 57-60. Albert Medal, the, 285. Aldermen, New York, visit of, to Menlo Park, 113, 118-119. Aluminium, Edison on uselessness of, 33-Alumni Association telephone din-ner, 93. Anderson, A. A., portrait of Edison by, 33-Anderson, Captain H. M., 56. Animals, experimental electrocu-tion of, 204-206. Annealing of metals, 131-132. Astronomy, invention connected with, 184. Autobiography, question of Edi-son's, 343-344. Autographic telegraph, the, 69-70. "Automatic Electric Baby Tender," 244-245-Automatic telegraph, the, 68-69. Automobile, perfected storage bat-tery for, 216-217; Edison fam-ily's expert use of the, 288. B Baby, and the phonograph, 145-147; interest in the Edison, 245-246. Bach, Dr., quoted, 83-84. Bachelor, Charles, 69, 104, 106, 239, 269. 303. 345; quoted, 69; assists Edison at Saratoga lecture, 78-81; puts first fila-ment into an incandescent lamp, 107; Edison's tribute to, 107. Bachman, Robert A., 233. Baden, Grand Duke of, 276. Baker, manager of Memphis office Western Union Telegraph Com-pany, 52. Bamboo, discovery of suitability of, for use in incandescent lamp, 96, 108; the search for the right kind of, 108-109, 252. Banquet, a "long-distance," 93. Banquets to Edison. See Dinners. Barker, Professor, 77-78, 94. Battle, a kinetoscopic, at Orange, 221. Beebe, Grant, 93. Beecher, H. W., phonograph record by, 156. Bell, Alexander Graham, 73-75, 77-Bell Telephone Company organized, 74-Bergmann, Sigmund, 115, 240, 306. Bijou Theatre, Boston, the first to use electric lighting,...
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