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Boys' Life of Edison
by William H. Meadowcroft

Overview - THE BOYS LIFE OF EDISON BY WILLIAM H. MEADOWCROFT WITH AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES BY MR. EDISON ILLUSTRATED - CONTENTS PAGE INTRODUCTION ix I. THE EARLY DAYS OF ELECTRICITY i II. EDISONS FAMILY 6 III. EDISONS EARLY BOYHOOD 19 IV. THE YOUNG NEWSBOY 27 V.  Read more...

 
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Overview
THE BOYS LIFE OF EDISON BY WILLIAM H. MEADOWCROFT WITH AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES BY MR. EDISON ILLUSTRATED - CONTENTS PAGE INTRODUCTION ix I. THE EARLY DAYS OF ELECTRICITY i II. EDISONS FAMILY 6 III. EDISONS EARLY BOYHOOD 19 IV. THE YOUNG NEWSBOY 27 V. A FEW STORIES OF EDISONS NEWSBOY DAYS 42 VI. THE YOUNG TELEGRAPH OPERATOR 55 VII. ADVENTURES OF A TELEGRAPH OPERATOR . . 66 VIII. WORK AND INVENTION IN BOSTON 102 IX. FROM POVERTY TO INDEPENDENCE 119 X. A BUSY YOUNG INVENTOR 137 XI. THE TELEPHONE, MOTOGRAPH, AND MICROPHONE 159 XII. MAKING A MACHINE TALK 175 XIII. A NEW LIGHT IN THE WORLD 183 XIV. MENLO PARK 197 XV. BEGINNING THE ELECTRIC LIGHT BUSINESS . . 208 XVI. THE FIRST EDISON CENTRAL STATION .... 219 XVII. EDISONS ELECTRIC RAILWAY 229 XVIII. GRINDING MOUNTAINS TO DUST 239 XIX. EDISON MAKES PORTLAND CEMENT 253 XX. MOTION-PICTURES 264 XXI. EDISON INVENTS A NEW STORAGE BATTERY . . 274 XXII. EDISONS MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS .... 284 XXIII. EDISONS METHOD IN INVENTING 294 XXIV. EDISONS LABORATORY AT ORANGE 306 XXV. EDISON HIMSELF XXVI. EDISONS NEW PHONOGRAPH XXVII. EDISONS WORK DURING THE WAR 318 327 340 INDEX 361 . ILLUSTRATIONS MR. EDISON AT WORKON ONE OF HIS LATEST DEVELOP- MENTS 1920 EDISON WHEN ABOUT FOURTEEN OR FIFTEEN YEARS Frontispiece OF AGE Facing p. 34 TROUBLE ON THE QUAD 148 MR. EDISON AT THE CLOSE OF FIVE DAYS AND NIGHTS OF CONTINUED WORK IN PERFECTING THE EARLY WAX-CYLINDER TYPE OF PHONOGRAPH JUNE 1 6, 1888 THE EDISON ELECTRIC RAILWAY AT MENLO PARK 1880 EDISON AT THE OFFICE DOOR OF THE ORE-CONCEN- TRATING PLANT AT EDISON, NEW JERSEY, IN THE NINETIES EDISON AT THE DRAUGHTING-BOARD EDISON AT WORK IN ONE OF THE CHEMICAL ROOMS AT THE ORANGE LABORATORY THOMAS ALVA EDISON IQII THEINSOMNIA SQUAD MR. EDISON LISTENING TO HIS NEW PHONOGRAPH . MR. EDISON ON BOARD A SUBMARINE 180 232 246 274 312 320 332 338 354


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  • ISBN-13: 9781406725810
  • ISBN-10: 1406725811
  • Publisher: Case Press
  • Publish Date: October 2007
  • Page Count: 400


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