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Tainter Pictures 1

Tainter Papers - Portraits

photo of Emil Berliner and Charles S. Tainter 1919/09
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
photo of Emil Berliner and Charles S. Tainter 1919/09
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Charles S. Tainter taken in San Diego 1919
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Charles S. Tainter taken in San Diego 1919
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
photo caption: "In celebration of Charles Sumner Tainter's inventions of the 'graphophone' 50 years ago, Tainter (left), was presented with the latest model dictaphone, evolved from the old 'graphophone' invention by L. C. Stowell of New York, president of the Dictaphone Sales corporation, who came to San Diego yesterday for the occasion."
from San Diego Union 1937/10/27
Charles Sumner Tainter
from San Diego Evening Tribune 1937/07/31
photo of a young Tainter ca. 1886
from San Diego Union 1917/09/30
photo of a young Tainter ca. 1886; "Charles Sumner Tainter, 'Father of the Talking Machine,' who is now a San Diegan, and some of the medals awarded him for scientific achievement."
from San Diego Union 1917/09/30


- 1999 by Steven E. Schoenherr. All rights reserved.
The photos on these pages are used with permission of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. They may not be reproduced or distributed without written permission of the NMAH.

digital photos taken June 21, 1999 by Schoenherr | Return to NMAH or Recording Technology History Notes | this page revised July 12, 1999
 
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