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Technology

AAT Technology Timeline
From the Alliance for the Advancement of Technology.

Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone
This site is an attempt to reconstruct, in fine-grained detail, the path taken by Alexander Graham Bell, with links to other inventors and ideas.

American Museum of Paper Making
Institute of Paper Science and Technology - Atlanta, Georgia

Bellingham Antique Radio Museum
Nationally recognized for its outstanding collection of vintage radios and other examples of broadcast and entertainment technology from the early 20th century.

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historical and contemporary design. New York City.

Design History Society
University of Brighton

Die Schwarze Kunst Gutenbergs (The World of Gutenberg)
Historical pictures and information about printing and printing machines, and also the printing profession. (In German.)

The Farnsworth Chronicles
With this website, the life story of Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television (controversial), is retold on the World Wide Web. The material you will find here was compiled during the 1970's, from exhaustive interviews conducted with Farnsworth's widow, Elma Gardner "Pem" Farnsworth, and the inventor's oldest son, Philo T. Farnsworth III.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century
The goal of the Greatest Achievements project is to celebrate a remarkable century of technological achievement. Initiated by the National Academy of Engineering, this project is a collaboration with the American Association of Engineering Societies, National Engineers Week, and 27 other professional engineering societies.

History of Technology Research Unit
Exploring new ways of understanding technological change through oral history and to harness the power of the Internet in presenting the history of technology in the virtual museum environment. Bournemouth University.

History of The National Refining Company

Manuscripts, Books, and Maps: The Printing Press and a Changing World
Traces the development of the printed book.

The Medieval Technology Pages
The Medieval Technology Pages are an attempt to provide accurate, referenced information on technological innovation and related subjects in western Europe during the Middle Ages.

Philo T. Farnsworth Archives
The official site.

Totalisator History - an Australian Achievement

Who Really Invented Television?
An article in MIT's Technology Review by Evan I. Schwartz. Revisionist history says RCA, but in truth it was a Mormon farm boy named Farnsworth.

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