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Unformatted text preview: telephone - Although the work for the telephone belongs to several inventors, the modern, practical telephone is generally credited to Alexander Graham Bell, who patented his device in March 1876. Edison quickly moved to improve upon Bell's invention. Thomas Edison, Inc. - On March two, 1911, all of Edison's many companies were incorporated into the greater body of Thomas Edison, Inc. The move represents a greater move towards the philosophy of big business. West Orange - The second of Edison's great research facilities, established in 1886 in West Orange, New Jersey. This laboratory was much larger than the one at Menlo Park and less romantic, though Edison accomplished much here, including work on the electric lighting system and the phonograph and invention of the motion picture camera and the dictating machine. Western Union...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ART 2313 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.
- Fall '10