Frances M. Rhodes Elementary
Northside Independent School District
Name of Inventor: Thomas Edison
Date of Birth: Feb. 11 1847
Where was he/she born? Milan Ohio
Name of Invention: Phonograph Record
Year of Invention: 1879
Place of Invention: Menlo Park, New Jersey
How did this device change communication? First machine to save sounds and to replay them.
Why was the device important to future communication?
The first invention that could now record sounds to play now or later.
Interesting Information: Edison invented 1093 different things.
Including the light bulb, movie cameras and electric generator