I regret I cannot hear your presentation on the 8th, but I
am invited to a birthday party -- my own!
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Gerald Fabris <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> "In Search of the Edison Phonograph Works, 1888-1974":
> an illustrated presentation and walking tour
> Saturday, October 8, 2011, 2:30 pm
> Thomas Edison National Historical Park
> National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
> 211 Main Street, West Orange, NJ 07052
> Thomas Edison once manufactured phonographs and phonograph records in an
> expansive industrial complex known as the Edison Phonograph Works, located
> next to the Edison Laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey. Today, the
> Laboratory survives, but the last of Phonograph Works structures were
> demolished in 1974.
> In this 30 minute illustrated talk, a Museum Curator will trace the
> history of the Phonograph Works from its beginnings in 1888, through the
> heyday of the Edison Phonograph at the turn of the century, to the last
> Edison Voicewriter dictation machines made in the 1960s. Following the
> talk, visitors can join a brief walking tour to see where the buildings
> once stood.
> Admission to the park is $7, children under 16 free. For more
> information, call 973-736-0550 ext.89.
Dennis D. Rooney
303 W. 66th Street, 9HE
New York, NY 10023