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Title: Thomas Edison


1
Thomas Edison
  • Most people know him as the Father of Light.
  • He was so much more.

2
  • "Genius is one per cent inspiration and
    ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly,
    a  'genius' is often merely a talented person who
    has done all of his or her homework."  

3
At 14 Edison saved a boys life. The boys
father was so thankful he taught Edison Morse
code and telegraphy. This started Edisons work
on telegraphs.
4
Edison invented the hand operated phonograph in
1877. Later they became electric.
5
Edison wanted the people to all be able to have
a phonograph in their home.
6
The Edison light bulb was created in 1879. He
used bamboo he found in Florida for the first
filaments. Later, he used metal.
7
Edisons greatest achievement was creating
electric light and heat. He changed the world
forever. (1883)
8
Did you know that Edison created the first
talking doll?
1889
9
Edison created the first movie camera. (1903)
10
The cylinder phonograph was replaced with a
diamond disc phonograph around 1905.
11
Edison worked with concrete as a building
material. Here is a house being poured of
complete concrete. (1909)
12
After 50,000 experiments, Edison created the
first nickel-iron alkaline battery. (1910)
13
Edison cared deeply for miners. Many of his
inventions were for their safety when extracting
ore. He created a battery-operated miners hat
light. (Approx. 1910)
14
In 1912, Edison created the Kinetoscope that put
sounds and pictures together. He also produced
around 80 motion pictures.
15
In 1913, Edison created an electric car that ran
by batteries. He also created electric windshield
wipers.
16
Edison created the first search light in 1915.
17
Edison helped Eastman Kodak develop his cameras.
(1928)
18
Edison used plants for many of his inventions. He
used the plant seen here to create a type of
rubber for his friend Firestone, of Firestone
Tires. (1929)
19
Edison and Ford had houses next door to each
other in Fort Meyers, Florida. The houses are
now a neat museum to visit.
20
Edisons office and lab are part of the museum
when you visit.
21
Edison had the first swimming pool in Florida.
It was made out of concrete and fed by a water
system he created.
22
Best friends for many yearsEdisons 82nd
birthday with H. Ford, H. Firestone, and
President Hoover
23
When Edison died the world mourned. To honor his
memory Americans turned off their lights.
America was dark as they remembered the Father
of Light. He was 84. October 18, 1931
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References/Websites
  • http//memory.loc.gov
  • http//www.edison-ford-estate.com
  • http//www.tomedison.org/history.html
  • http//thomasedison.com/edquote
  • Http//americanhistory.si.edu/edison
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