The Laboratory Complex before the renovation project
The Laboratory Complex after the renovation project
On May 11, 2011, scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California recovered sound from an artifact that historians believe is the earliest surviving talking doll record.
The Edison phonograph used by Theo Wangemann during his trip to Europe in 1889-90. This artifact is now owned by collector Stuart H. Miller, M.D.
Edison Storage Batteries
Twelve wax cylinders recorded by Theo Wangemann in Europe during 1889-1890 (arranged here in catalog number order), and the original wooden box in which they were carried.
Pictures of Thomas A. Edison
Last Updated: 04/27/2015