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Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone...
Item # 660382
March 1, 1877
THE REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 1, 1877
* Alexander Graham Bell
* Telephone invention
The top of page 3 has: "Voice Telegraphy" "Prof. Bell's Invention of the Telephone" "Another Practical Test of Its Merits" which is datelined from Salem & begins: "Lyceum hall has been crowded this evening with an audience of 500 which had assembled to hear Prof. A. Graham Bell's interesting lecture on his wonderful invention, the telephone, and the results obtained by the evening's exhibition were certainly most astonishing..." with more, taking two-thirds of a column.
A fine & detailed article on the creation of the telephone. Eight pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War