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Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone call...

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October 26, 1876

THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 

* Alexander Graham Bell
* Invention of the telephone

"Summary Of News" an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention."  Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community.
Small folio-size, 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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