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Science: Prescient Edison

Eleven years ago the general manager of Thomas A. Edison, Inc.'s electric storage battery factory, George E. Stringfellow. yelled into Edison's less deaf ear:...

Key Woman

Thomas A. Edison always had a warm spot in his heart for the Western Union Telegraph Co., because it gave him his start. As a young man, Edison was a Western...

Science: Medals

Prizes and honors are seldom over-estimated by genuine men of science, and there are, of course, occasional cases of unrecognized genius in obscurity. But...

Education: Movies

In 20 years children will be taught through motion pictures and not through books. Thomas A. Edison says so, and he is the accepted mentor of current...

Business & Finance: Get Going

On the white walls of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. in West Orange. N. J. a notice was plastered last week, a message from President Charles Edison, son of Thomas,...

National Affairs: Who's for Whom

Charles Edison, son of Thomas A. Edison and former Secretary of the Navy and Democratic governor of New Jersey, last week named his choice for President. Said...

Science: Honors

Each midwinter, with medals, scrolls, plaques, sonorous words and sometimes money, Science acclaims industrial and academic workers for outstanding...

LABOR: Who's Going Out of Business?

In Washington last summer, before a House Labor subcommittee, James Caesar Petrillo was asked if he thought that Thomas A. Edison had done a disservice to...

National Affairs: Edison to His Men

Head of prosperous Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (batteries, electrical recorders, etc.) in New Jersey is Thomas Alva Edison's unassuming son, Charles Edison. Having...

MANUFACTURING: Historic Furrow

Scarring the green breast of one of the fields on Motormaker Henry Ford's "Fairlane" estate near Detroit is a 60-foot plowed furrow. Around it Ford workmen...

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