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Technological Innovations Between 1876-1920 Margaret Peach Houston Elementary School Great Innovations Telephone/Telegraph Mass Produced Automobile Incandescent Lamp Motion Pictures Kinetoscope Ornithopter Gramophone Just to name a few! Our Focus Thomas Alva Edison

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Technological Innovations Between 1876-1920

Margaret Peach

Houston Elementary School


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Great Innovations

  • Telephone/Telegraph

  • Mass Produced Automobile

  • Incandescent Lamp

  • Motion Pictures

  • Kinetoscope

  • Ornithopter

  • Gramophone

  • Just to name a few!


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Our Focus

Thomas Alva Edison

Alexander Graham Bell

  • The Innovations of :

  • Bell

  • Edison

  • Ford

Henry Ford


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Alexander Graham Bell

  • 1876-Invents telephone at 29 years old

  • Four years to develop

  • First words spoken over electricity

  • First words on phone- “Mr. Watson come here I need you.”

  • 1877 forms Bell Telephone which becomes AT&T

  • Diverse interests from sheep breeding to hydrofoils

  • Driven by genius

First Telephone


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Bell’s Original Drawing for the Telephone and Watson’s Notebook

Watson’s Notes

Concerning the

Telephone


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Bell in Pictures

Original Patent for Bell’s Telephone

Early Advertisement for AT&T

Bell’s Original

Drawing For

The

Telephone


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The Phone Then and Now

Can you hear me now?


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Henry Ford

  • Mass Production

  • Model T in 1908

  • 1913 Continuous Assembly Line combines:

    precision manufacturing

    division of labor

    interchangeable parts

  • Affordable and Efficient Automobile

  • His innovations made him an international celebrity

  • Changed American transportation forever


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Ford In Pictures

1st & 10 Millionth Car

Ford Assembly Line

Henry Ford racing the 1st Ford Racer

Ford Model T

Driving A Model T


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Ford Then and Now

We’ve come a long way!


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Edison and Ford

Great Minds Think Alike

Henry Ford and Thomas Edison friends, colleagues, and business partners.


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Thomas Alva Edison

  • 1,093 Patents

  • Tremendous impact on modern life

  • Inventor of the Incandescent Lamp in 1878

  • Developed Menlo Park, an invention factory

  • Many interests ranging from recorded sound to motion pictures to electricity

  • The Incandescent Lamp is his most famous invention.


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Edison In Pictures

Edison In His Lab

Edison’s Factory

Early ad for “Edison Lamp”

Edison Inventing

Edison Relaxing


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Incandescent Lamp and Lightbulb

Can You See The Difference?


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“Innovation is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.”

Thomas Edison


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Pictures Courtesy Of:

  • Library of Congress

  • American Memory Collection

  • The Henry For Museum

  • AT&T

  • The US Department of Energy

  • Inventors.com

  • General Electric

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