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Early computers.... Mrs. Thomas Edison death...
Item # 646218
August 25, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1947
* Early electronic computers invention
* Thomas Edison's wife (Mina) death
Page 17 has one column headings: "MRS. EDISON DEAD; INVENTOR'S WIDOW" and "Second Wife of the Discoverer of Electric Light--Mother of Jersey Ex-Governor" with photo of Mina Edison (see photos).
Also one column headlines on page 19 that include: "NEW GIANT 'BRAIN' DOES WIZARD WORK" "Bureau of Standards Says It Can Solve Vast Mathematical Problems in a Few Months" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century