Thomas Edison

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Noun1.Thomas Edison - United States inventorThomas Edison - United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931)
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This is a photo of my Thomas A. Edison phonograph that is in very good condition.
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison; Volume 8: New Beginnings: January 1885-December 1887
The Edison Awards are granted under the aegis of the Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University, a globally recognized research network dedicated to the study of innovation and its application in the 21st Century.
As a leading Edison scholar, Paul Israel, director of the Thomas A. Edison Papers Project at Rutgers University, so aptly observed a decade ago: "In the United States, where few questioned the values of technological progress, Edison, the 'uncommon' common man, had become a revolutionary figure akin to the [F]ounding [F]athers.