Table of Contents

 

 

PhonoAds Menu

 

Advergraphs - Phonograph Slogans and Advertising Phrases

 

An Age of Wonders - Wonders, Wizards and Alladin's Lamp

 

Apple Launches Apple Music, June 2015 - The History of Sound - 127 Years of Recorded Music

 

"Artists Inside the Horn"

 

At Home or at the Opera

 

"Both are...?" The 1914 Victor Advertising Campaign

 

Carola - The Nightingale of Phonographs

 

Cather's Opera Prototypes and the Phonograph - Overview

 

Ernestine Schumann-Heink - Recording Artist and Willa Cather Opera Prototype

Geraldine Farrar - Recording Artist and Willa Cather Opera Prototype

Lillian Nordica - Recording Artist and Willa Cather Opera Prototype

Lucrezia Bori - Recording Artist and Willa Cather Opera Prototype

Mary Garden - Recording Artist and Willa Cather Opera Prototype

Olive Fremstad - Recording Artist and Willa Cather Opera Prototype

 

Clear as a Bell - The Sonora Phonograph

 

Double Service from Edison's Phonograph - Amusement and Language Study

 

Edison Tone Tests 1915-1925

 

Happy Homes - Something for Everyone

 

Hear It Anywhere

 

"Looking for the Band"

 

New Victor Records for January 1919

 

Other January 1919 Phonograph Connections

 

Nipper

 

Other Opportunities to Own a Phonograph

 

PhonoDance

 

PhonoElegance

 

The Phonograph - Massani's 'Old Couple'

 

The Phonograph with a Soul

 

Phonograph Signs and Billboards

 

Pre-1900 Ads - A Talking Machine for the Home

 

1900-1905 Ads - Delight and Celebrated Artists Enter the Home

 

Shopping for a Phonograph

 

The Stage of the World - The Best Seat in the House. Forever. ©

 

The "Talkers" Sentimental Side - Appealing to the customer's 'human' side

 

Victor Book of the Opera

 

Victor Talking Machine Co. Ads - External Link

 

"Which is which?" The 1908 Victor Advertising Campaign

 



 

Factolas Menu



Autostops - "Don't get up"

 

Dictionary of Phonographia

 

Edison: From the Telephone and Telegraph Comes the Phongraph - An AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PBS video

 

Edison: Invention in Late 19th-Century America - An AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PBS video

 

"Gone is the heyday of the vinyl record" - The Soundtrack to Your Life, With a Stream of Discoveries - 2012 New York Times

 

Hello or Ahoy? - "Halloo!" "Hello" and Edison

 

"Like a Broken Record"- Sounds Like, Plays Like...

 

Monopoly and the Gramophone

 

Newspapers named The Phonograph in honor of T.A. Edison

 

'-Ola' Talking Machine Brands

How many '-ola' Brands are there?

 

On this Day Phonograph Calendar

Birthdays: Legacy Friends of the Phonograph

Phonographia Red-Letter Days

RPM Birthdays & Unbirthdays

 

 

'Phone' & 'Graph' Brands

How many 'Phone' & 'Graph' Brands are there?

 

Phonograph as 'Dining' Entertainer

 

Phonographia in Movies

The Eiffel Tower, an Edison Record and Tomorrowland

 

Phonograph Museums, Exhibits and On-Line Collections

PhonoAvenue - Phonograph and Related Museums around the world

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts - Woodstock Music Festival Museum, Bethel, NY

The Charles H. Templeton Sr. Music Museum, Mississippi State University Library, MS

Charmsori Gramophone Museum and Edison Science Museum, Gangneung, South Korea

Deutsches Phonomuseum, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Edison Ford Museum, Fort Meyers, Florida

Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory, the Henry Ford, Greenfield Village, Michigan

Edison Museum, Beaumont, TX

Edison Phonograph Museum, Mount Pleasant, TX

Grammophonicum Museum, Bregenz, Austria

The Grammy's Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Johnson Victrola Museum, Dover, New Jersey

Kanazawa Phonograph Museum Kanazawa, Ishikawa Japan

MAMI, Museum of Automated Musical Instruments, Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo-ken 662-0088, Japan

Museum Collection, Moscow, Russia

Museum of Sound Discovery, Saint-Fargeau, France

The Music House Museum, Traverse City, Michigan

National Museum of African American Music, Nashville, TN

Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology and Medicine, Norsk Teknisk Museum, Oslo

Paris Phono Museum, Paris, France

Pioneer Village, Minden, Nebraska

The Riverdale Science Museum, Riverdale, USA

The Sanfilippo "Place de la Musique", Barrington, IL

Smithsonian National Museum of American History - Dolby Gateway to American Culture, Washington, D.C.

The Stagecoach Inn Museum, Newbury Park, CA

Thomas Edison Butchertown House, Louisville, KY

 

Phonograph On-Line Collections

PhonoExhibits - Phonograph Exhibits (Temporary or non-Museum)

Phono-Sightings - Phonographs in non-phonograph specific displays (random sightings WIP)

 

Teddy Bears and the Phonograph

 

The Phonograph and its Future 1878 - Edison's Probabilities

 

Letter Writing

Dictation

Books

Educational Purposes

Music

Family Record

Phonographic Books

Musical-Boxes

Toys

Clocks

Advertising, etc

Speech and other Utterances

Perfect the telephone and revolutionize present systems of telegraphy

 

 

The Phonograph - The Evolution of a Revolution

 

The Phonograph Lives! - Voyager

 

Tut-mania and the Phonograph - King Tut and the Phonograph circa 1923

 

PhonoLyrics

 

The Promotion of Opera in The Immortal Voice, Bray Studios 1923

 

Record and Album Cover Factolas

 

The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women - NPR List 2017 - Turning the Tables

The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by ROLLING STONE 2020

Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home

Comedy on Records - Comedy recordings from cylinder to vinyl

Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake - 1923 Comedy Song Hit

The Hokey-Pokey

The "Hound Dog" Original Recording

The Moody Blues' The Present album cover

The Most Romantic Cylinder Recording made in the 21st Century?

NASA Beams Song "Across The Universe" Into Deep Space

New (twenty-three) Victor Records Released for January 1919

Nipper in Time after Time Music Video - Cyndi Lauper

Pure Prairie League - Dreams of Long Ago

RONALD REAGAN speaks out against SOCIALIZED MEDICINE

Bruce Springsteen's Fire - Side B

Video Game Soundtracks on Vinyl

Vinyl Record Resurgence Factola - 2019

What do Rally Playlists Say About the Candidates?

Yesterday

 

Record Listening Booths

 

Regina Company, Phonographs and the What-if?

 

Sewing Machines and the Phonograph

 

What Tree Rings Sound Like Played on a Record Player

 

 

 

 






PhonoArt Menu




ClipArt

 

i-Phono Logos

 

Nipper Art

 

PhonoArt by PhonoFriends

 

PhonoArt in Collections & Museums

 

Phono Art - LP Album Covers

 

PhonoBooks

 

PhonoDrinks

 

PhonoElegance

 

PhonoFood

 

PhonoLithos - Lithographics for Toy Phonographs

 

Phono Needle Art

 

PhonoPostcards

 

PhonoPosters

 

Phonographs in Other Ads

 

Phonograph Floats

 

PhonoToons

 

Archie and Friends

Assorted Post-1950 Cartoonsr

Assorted Pre-1950 Cartoons

Comic Book Covers

Dennis the Menace

Menace of Mechanical Music

Peanuts

PhonoJokes

Political Humor

Talking Machine World Cartoons

Talking Toy Humor

Uncle Josh Stories and Records

The Yellow Kid and Pore Lil Mose

What day is it? - George & Gracie

 

 

Sheet Music with Phono Cover Art

 

Valentine Cards

 

Vogue Picture Discs

 

 




 

Friends of the Phonograph Menu

 

Birthday Calendar of Legacy Friends of the Phonograph

 

December 6th Edison Phonograph Birthday Parties

 

Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years (PBS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE video)

 

Friends of Nipper

 

Friends of the Phonograph Go GREEN

 

In Memory of Friends of the Phonograph

 

Memories of the Phonograph by Friends of the Phonograph

 

Red Letter Days

 

RPM Birthdays & Unbirthdays

 

FOTP Happy Birthday Song - Play this on the Anniversary of your Birth

 

Birthdays: Legacy Friends of the Phonograph

 

PhonoAvenue - Phonograph Museums from around the world

 

Phonograph On-Line Collections

 

PhonoExhibits - Non-PhonoAvenue Museums, Exhibits and Displays

 

Temporary Phonograph Related Exhibits

 

Phono-Sightings - Phonographs on display as part of another display (e.g., 1920's Period Room)

 

Other Reminders about the Phonograph

 

Other Phonograph Related Resources for Remembering the Phonograph

 

Favorites and Top Five Lists by Friends of the Phonograph

 

FOTP Favorite LP Albums

 

FOTP Favorite Songs

 

FOTP Favorite Album Cover

 

FOTP Favorite Movies

 

 

 

The Axel and Betty Boilesen Legacy Exhibit



About the Legacy Collection

 

The Legacy Exhibit

 

Axel's Phonograph Story

 

Betty's Phonograph Story

 

Axel's Other Stories - Growing up in Cotesfield

 

Betty's Other Stories - Growing up in Elba

 








Phonographia Multi-Media Presentations

 


 

A Christmas Carol - A Magic Lantern Presentation using Newton & Co. Slides (1884) of Charles Dicken's story accompanied by “The Carol Singers” performing "God rest you, merry gentlemen" on Edison Blue Amberol Record No. 3346 (1917)

 

A Christmas Carol - A dramatized presentation featuring illustrations from print editions (1844–1915) and the recording of “The Awakening of Scrooge” on Edison Amberol Record No. 12378 (1911) performed by Bransby Williams as Ebenezer Scrooge who awakens on Christmas Day.

 

Adventures of a Cyclist - A Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by The Edison Concert Band playing Ye Ancients March, Edison Gold Moulded Record No. 8946 (1905)

 

Adventures of Mr. Snapshot - A Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by The Edison Military Band performing American Students’ Waltzes, Edison Record No. 8740 (1904)

 

America - A Magic Lantern Presentation with artwork by Joseph Boggs Beale and accompanied by The Indestructible Military Band performing The Star Spangled Banner and America, Indestructible Record No. 3943 (1908)

 

Annie's Treat - A Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by an 1896 Regina music box playing The Nightingale Song.

 

Are Mr. and Mrs. Snapshot at Home? - A Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by brown wax cylinder recording of Nanon Waltz, circa 1891-1893.

 

Break the News to Mother - A Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by J.W. Myers singing Break the News to Mother, Columbia Records.

 

The Cyclists' Elopement - A Magic Lantern Presentation illustrated by Bamforth & Co., (1897) accompanied by Peaceful Henry played by The Edison Concert Band, Edison Gold Moulded Record No. 8562 (1903)

 

Peaceful Henry - Edison Record No. 8562 Release Notes:The Edison Phonograph Monthly 1903; Sheet Music, Dealer Programme


Edison: From the Telephone and Telegraph Comes the Phonograph (An AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PBS video)

 

Edison: Invention in Late 19th-Century America (An AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PBS video)

 

Happy Birthday Song for Friends of the Phonograph - a.k.a. Your Birth Anniversary Song

 

Happy New Year - Auld Lang Syne - Phonograph ephemera accompanied by Auld Lang Syne performed by the Mediaval Baebes, 2014

 

Killarney - A Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by Miss Marie Narelle singing Killarney, Edison Gold Moulded Record No. 9081 (1905).

 

Killarney No. 9081 - The Edison Phonograph Monthly Release Notes, Humourous Incident and Miss Marie Narelle

 

Nursery Rhymes - A Magic Lantern Presentation Illustrated by W. Butcher & Sons, London (ca. 1910) accompanied by Thousand-and-One Nights Waltz played by the Edison Concert Band (1908)

 

The Phonograph - An American Experience PBS video - This excerpt from PBS's 2015 “Edison” focuses on Edison's December 7, 1877 demonstration of his phonograph at the New York City offices of “Scientific American” and the fame it brought him.

 

Ring Out the Bells for Christmas - Phonograph ephemera accompanied by Ring Out the Bells for Christmas, Edison Record No. 9806 (1907)

 

The Song of Mr. Phonograph - 2016 Version by ©Nick Jester and ©2020 Phonographia

 

Snowball Fight in Lyon, France 1897 - A Lumière brothers film accompanied by Snow Queen performed by the Indestructible Military Band (1909)

 

Uncle Josh and the Lightning Rod Agent - Uncle Josh's encounter with a Lightning Rod Agent from his 1905 book Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories by Cal Stewart, "The Talking Machine Story Teller.

 

Uncle Josh on a Bicycle - Uncle Josh's rides a bicycle for the first time from his 1905 book Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories by Cal Stewart, "The Talking Machine Story Teller."

 

W.K.L. Dickson Greets Friends of the Phonograph - William Dickson moving hat from one hand to another, Edison Studio, May 1891 Courtesy Library of Congress accompanied by Edison Record "Blue Ribbon March"

 

W.K.L. Dickson's Kinetophonographic Movie - combined sound and film in 1895 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

 

Workers Exit the Lumière Factory in Lyon, France 1895 - A Lumière brothers film accompanied by Everybody Works But Father sung by Bob Roberts (1905)







 

The Phonogram, August 1902

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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