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" Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without the aid of a stenographer. 2. Phonographic books, which will speak to blind people without effort on their part. 3. The teaching of elocution. 4. Reproduction of music. 5. The 'Family Record... "
Edison: His Life and Inventions - Page 216
by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin - 1910
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The Contributor: Representing the Young Men's and Young Ladies ..., Volume 10

Junius F. Wells - Mormons - 1889
...his former promises, and tells, among other things, what the phonograph is capable of carrying out: " 1. Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without...aid of a stenographer. 2. Phonographic books, which speak to blind people without effort on their part. 3. The teaching of elocution. 4. Reproduction of...
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Proceedings of the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania, Volumes 4-6

Assaying - 1888
...to which the phonograph would ultimately be put. This I here insert, with a few additions : " 1st. Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without the aid of a stenographer. 2d. Phonographic books, which would speak to blind people without effort on their part. 3d. The teaching...
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The life and inventions of Thomas Alva Edision

William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson, Antonia Dickson - Technology & Engineering - 1894 - 362 pages
..." Among the many uses to which the phonograph will be applied are the following: i. Letter-writing and all kinds of dictation without the aid of a stenographer. 2. Phonographic books, which would speak to blind people without effort on their part. 3. The teaching of elocution. 4. Reproduction...
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Thomas Alva Edison

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - Electrical engineers - 1915 - 201 pages
..."Among the many uses to which the phonograph will be applied are the following : "i. Letter-writing and all kinds of dictation without the aid of a stenographer....on their part. "3. The teaching of elocution. "4. The reproduction of music. "5. The Family Record (a registry of sayings, reminiscences, etc., by members...
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Objects of Special Devotion: Fetishism in Popular Culture

Ray Broadus Browne - Social Science - 1982 - 364 pages
...Phonograph Company, and written a list of ten ways in which he predicted his toy might benefit humanity: 1. Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without the aid of stenographer. 2. Phonographic books, which will speak to blind people without effort on their part....
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Media, the Second God

Tony Schwartz - Social Science - 1983 - 169 pages
...made for the uses of the phonograph in an article published in the North American Review (June 1878): Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without the aid of a stenographer. Phonographic books which will speak to blind people without effort on their part. The teaching of elocution....
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Echo and Narcissus: Women's Voices in Classical Hollywood Cinema

Amy Lawrence - Performing Arts - 1991 - 212 pages
...article written in 1878, Thomas Edison listed "ten ways in which his invention was to benefit mankind": 1. Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without...elocution. 4. Reproduction of music. 5. The "Family Record"—a registry of sayings, reminiscences, etc., by members of a family in their own voices, and...
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The History of Special Education: From Isolation to Integration

Margret A. Winzer - Education - 1993 - 463 pages
...for a patent for his Tin-Foil Phonograph in 1877, the second of ten potential uses was "phonograph books, which will speak to blind people without effort on their part" (Koestler, 1976, p. 130). By the 1930s talking books for the blind were recorded on records that ran...
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International History of the Recording Industry

Pekka Gronow, Ilpo Saunio - Social Science - 1999 - 416 pages
...to the North American Review in which he predicted the following applications for his new invention: 1. Letter writing and all kinds of dictation without...registry of sayings, reminiscences, etc., by members of the family in their own voices, and of the last words of dying persons. 6. Music boxes and toys. 7....
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Foundations of Education: History and theory of teaching children ..., Volume 1

M. Cay Holbrook, Alan J. Koenig - Education - 2000 - 352 pages
...Edison, in his application for a patent for his recording machine, listed as a potential use "phonograph books, which will speak to blind people without effort on their part" (Koestler, 1976, p. 130). (Other early technological inventions that have greatly enhanced the lives...
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