Thomas A. Edison: The Life-story of a Great American
George G. Harrap & Company, 1917 - Inventors - 216 pages
Features a biographical sketch of the American inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), presented by Lucid Interactive. Notes that Edison was one of the best known inventors and industrial leaders in history. Explains that his most significant contribution was the first practical electric lighting.
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Edison found himself on the platform
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