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REMEMBER THESE?

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1950’s


Originally called National Cash Register, now NCR Corporation, was
founded in 1884 and acquired by
AT&T in 1991. A restructuring of AT&T
in 1996 led to NCR’s re-establishment January 1,1997 as a separate
company and involved the
spin-off of Lucent Technologies from AT&T.

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THE PHONOGRAPH ON THIS DAY IN 1877

Thomas Edison with Cylinder Phonograph 1878.

Thomas Alva Edison with his cylinder phonograph in 1878.

Thomas Edison is known for his many inventions, but his favorite was the
phonograph which was created while working on improvements to the
telegraph and the telephone. He figured out a way to record sound on
tinfoil-coated cylinders with two needles, one for recording and one
for playback. His first words he recorded on the new machine were,
”Mary had a little lamb”.

Advertisement 'I want a phonograph in every home...'.


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GET A CROSLEY AIR CONDITIONER FOR 1953

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America’s iconic Crosley brand began in 1907 with the formation an
automobile company in Connersville, Indiana. The company failed
and the Crosley name was later applied to radios in the 1920’s along
with many world-class appliances manufactured today.

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The Crosley “Harko” radio.

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Powel Crosley Jr.
(September 18, 1886 – March 28, 1961)

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FOR THAT BIG THIRST IN 1946!

1940s vintage hollywood BING CROSBY royal crown RC cola Soda Vintage Advertisement Illustration

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Road to Utopia
is a 1946 comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring Bing
Crosby
, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Filmed in 1943 but not released until
1946, Road to Utopia is the fourth film of the "Road to" series. Written by
Melvin Frank and Norman Panama,

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THE TELEPHONE IN 1948 ~

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