[PW] Saturday Eve Post digitized (1900)?
kharper4 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 16:39:10 PDT 2021
As so often is the case, the answer was at the Hathi Trust. The news item
is in the "Oddities and Novelties of Every-Day Science" column in the issue
of September 15, 1900:
I hope this helps!
Katherine Harper, Ph.D.
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On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 7:13 PM Allen Koenigsberg <allenamet at aol.com> wrote:
> I am looking at an old newspaper article (in the Baltimore Sun) for Sep
> 18, 1900 (p. 8).
> The title of the article is "The Celluloid Cylinder" and the subject
> matter concerns the first unbreakable sound recording in the US.
> The emphasis was on its use in advertising, cigar cutters, and
> coin-operated phonographs. (well, who knew?)
> At the very end of the article, it stated that the content was from,
> tada, "The Saturday Evening Post." [a recent/current issue]
> I'm hoping that the Weekly magazine might have more info than the
> derivative newspaper article.
> Is anyone able to do a digital search, around Sep 1900, for the
> 'Saturday Evening Post,' which might have the original story (text and/or
> Much thanks!
> Allen K.
> Allen Koenigsberg
> allenamet at aol.com
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