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About this Item
- Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. lyr
- Gaskin, George J. prf
Created / Published
- [United States] : E. Berliner's Gramophone, 1899.
- - National songs--United States
- - Songs (High voice) with piano
- - Words by Samuel Francis Smith.
- - George J. Gaskin, tenor; piano acc.
- - Recorded at an unknown location, Apr. 5, 1899.
- - Recorded on one side only.
- - Autograph of Gaskin inscribed in zinc master.
- - Acoustic recording.
- - Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- - Production level cataloging.
- 1 sound disc : analog, 69 rpm, mono. ; 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Berliner 051
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Reprinted with permission from Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive Company, The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com. Copyright 2002, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com External. All rights reserved:
Washington Post, "Berliner Acoustic Wall Cell Wins in Philadelphia Test," 1928 Aug. 9.
Washington Post, "Berliner Funeral to be Held Today," 1929 August 5.
Washington Post, "Berliner is to Fight for City's Birth List," 1928 Feb. 23.
Washington Post, "Berliner, Not Edison is Inventor of the Microphone, Book Declares." 1926 December 19
Washington Post, "Berliner Will Provides For Health Education," 1929 August 8.
Washington Post, "Contest Develops Over Berliner Will," 1929 September 11.
Washington Post, "Emile Berliner," 1929 August 4.
Washington Post, "Emile Berliner, Inventor, is Dead," 1929 August 4.
Washington Post, "Emile Berliner's Funeral Attended by Many Friends," 1929 August 6.
Washington Post, "Health Bureau Ban on Child Pamphlet Rouses Mrs. Rafter," 1928 Feb. 22.
Washington Post , "Emile Berliner, Man of Simplicity," 1929 September 15.
Copyright The Washington Post ; reprinted by permission of the D.C. Public Library (email@example.com):
Washington Daily News, "Emile Berliner and the Babies of Washington," 1929 Aug. 6.
Washington Daily News, "P.T.A. Will Attack Medical Society in Child Fight," 1928(?) Feb. 21.
Washington Daily News, "Scientific Group Lauds Washington Inventor," 1928 Oct. 18.
Washington Evening Star, "Berliner Leaves Trust Fund for Aid of Children," 1929 Aug. 7.
Washington Star, "Death of Berliner Recalls Triumphs," 1929 Aug. 4.
Washington Evening Star, "Emile Berliner," 1929 Aug. 5.
Washington Evening Star, "Emile Berliner, Famous Inventor, Dies After Stroke," 1929 Aug. 3.
Washington Star, "Emile Berliner Reaches 75 Today," 1926 May 20.
Washington Sunday Star, "A New Idea in Acoustics," 1928 Nov. 11.
Washington (Evening?) Star, "Saving Lives of Babies," 1929 July 22.
Washington Star, "Silence on the Air Honor to Berliner, Radio Benefactor," 1929 Aug. 4.
Washington Star, "Simple Rites Held for Emile Berliner," 1929 Aug. 6.
Courtesy NYP Holdings, Inc., publisher of the New York Post,
1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036:
New York Herald Tribune, "Emile Berliner, Talking Machine Inventor, Dead," 1929 Aug. 4.
Courtesy AT&T, AT&T Archives, 5 Reinman Road, Warren, NJ 07059:
[Letter from Thomas Vail to Emile Berliner, 1918 March 4].
[Letter from John J. Carty of American Telephone and Telegraph Company to Emile Berliner, 1923 June 21].
[Letter from John J. Carty of American Telephone and Telegraph Company to Emile Berliner, 1923 June 29].
[Letter from H. B. Thayer, President of American Telephone and Telegraph Company to Emile Berliner, 1923 August 13].
Bell-Berliner system since 1879
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Chicago citation style:
Smith, Samuel Francis, . Lyr, and George J. Prf Gaskin. America. [United States: E. Berliner's Gramophone, 1899] Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/99471447/.
APA citation style:
Smith, S. F. & Gaskin, G. J. P. (1899) America. [United States: E. Berliner's Gramophone] [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99471447/.
MLA citation style:
Smith, Samuel Francis, . Lyr, and George J. Prf Gaskin. America. [United States: E. Berliner's Gramophone, 1899] Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/99471447/>.