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Edison: His Life and Inventions
By Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin
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Table of Contents
  • EDISON HIS LIFE AND INVENTIONS
  • General Counsel For The Edison Laboratory And Allied Interests
    • And
  • Thomas Commerford Martin
    • Ex-President Of The American Institute Of Electrical Engineers
  • INTRODUCTION
  • EDISON HIS LIFE AND INVENTIONS
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE AGE OF ELECTRICITY
  • CHAPTER II
    • EDISON'S PEDIGREE
  • CHAPTER III
    • BOYHOOD AT PORT HURON, MICHIGAN
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE YOUNG TELEGRAPH OPERATOR
  • CHAPTER V
    • ARDUOUS YEARS IN THE CENTRAL WEST
  • CHAPTER VI
    • WORK AND INVENTION IN BOSTON
  • CHAPTER VII
    • THE STOCK TICKER
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • AUTOMATIC, DUPLEX, AND QUADRUPLEX TELEGRAPHY
  • CHAPTER IX
    • THE TELEPHONE, MOTOGRAPH, AND MICROPHONE
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE PHONOGRAPH
  • CHAPTER XI
    • THE INVENTION OF THE INCANDESCENT LAMP
  • CHAPTER XII
    • MEMORIES OF MENLO PARK
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • A WORLD-HUNT FOR FILAMENT MATERIAL
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • INVENTING A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF LIGHTING
  • CHAPTER XV
    • INTRODUCTION OF THE EDISON ELECTRIC LIGHT
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • THE FIRST EDISON CENTRAL STATION
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • OTHER EARLY STATIONS—THE METER
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • THE ELECTRIC RAILWAY
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • MAGNETIC ORE MILLING WORK
  • CHAPTER XX
    • EDISON PORTLAND CEMENT
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • MOTION PICTURES
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDISON STORAGE BATTERY
  • CHAPTER XXIII
    • MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS
  • CHAPTER XXIV
    • EDISON'S METHOD IN INVENTING
  • CHAPTER XXV
    • THE LABORATORY AT ORANGE AND THE STAFF
  • CHAPTER XXVI
    • EDISON IN COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURE
  • CHAPTER XXVII
    • THE VALUE OF EDISON'S INVENTIONS TO THE WORLD
  • CHAPTER XXVIII
    • THE BLACK FLAG
  • CHAPTER XXIX
    • THE SOCIAL SIDE OF EDISON
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE APPENDIX
  • APPENDIX
  • I. THE STOCK PRINTER
  • II. THE QUADRUPLEX AND PHONOPLEX
  • III
    • AUTOMATIC TELEGRAPHY
  • IV. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY
  • V. THE ELECTROMOTOGRAPH
  • VI. THE TELEPHONE
  • VII. EDISON'S TASIMETER
  • VIII. THE EDISON PHONOGRAPH
  • X. EDISON'S DYNAMO WORK
  • XI. THE EDISON FEEDER SYSTEM
  • XII. THE THREE-WIRE SYSTEM
  • XIII. EDISON'S ELECTRIC RAILWAY
  • XIV. TRAIN TELEGRAPHY
  • XV. KINETOGRAPH AND PROJECTING KINETOSCOPE
  • XVI. EDISON'S ORE-MILLING INVENTIONS
  • XVII. THE LONG CEMENT KILN
  • XVIII. EDISON'S NEW STORAGE BATTERY
  • XIX. EDISON'S POURED CEMENT HOUSE
  • LIST OF UNITED STATES PATENTS
  • FOREIGN PATENTS
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