Frank J. Sprague and the Edison myth. by Harriet Chapman Jones Sprague

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Published by William-Frederick Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Sprague, Frank Julian, 1857-1934,
  • Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931

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LC ClassificationsTA140.S7 S7
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Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL6027535M
LC Control Number48002188
OCLC/WorldCa2490072

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His contributions were especially important in promoting urban development by increasing the size cities could reasonably attain (through better Alma mater: United States Naval Academy.

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Stevens (page images at HathiTrust). Frank Julian Sprague American electrical engineer and inventor, successfully used electricity to power vehicles and is known today as the father of electric traction. His electric motor-driven streetcar revolutionized urban transportation.

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85 (7), July pp. — Thomas Alva Edison (Febru – Octo ) was an American inventor and businessman who developed many important devices. "The Wizard of Menlo Park" was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production to the process of invention.

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Sprague and the Edison Myth. (Note that Sprague’s son, not Sprague himself, was the founder of. The book is about 2/3 about the years betweenwhen Edison invented his version of the light bulb, and when Edison sold out his interest to General Electric which, using alternating current (which Edison never understood) took over as the major player in American electricity/5.

Black Invention Myths. In Februarya trolley system designed by Frank Sprague began operating in Richmond, Virginia. Sprague's system became the lasting prototype for electric street railways in the US. (New York, J. Day Co., ) From the same book (p), "Private mail boxes were invented in the United States in about ".

It is clear that there is reason to welcome yet another book about a man of whom so much has been written. It must have been precisely because so much in the Edison record is myth, fostered by adulators and by Edison himself that Mr. Josephson turned his skillful, corrective hand to a saga that may have seemed more familiar than it actually : Plunkett Lake Press.

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Although he is most famous for inventing the lightbulb. Edison has created hundreds of inventions. The young boy who did poorly in schoolbecame one of the most famous men in america.

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William Sprague. Mary Sprague. Persis Sprague. He was married to Elizabeth Harding?. He was married to Hannah Harris (daughter of Daniel Harris and Mary Weld) on 5 Jun () Hannah Harris was born on 11 Feb in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.

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