Door with double cross pattern and a iron and brass lock in the Meadow Woods house. Slide taken to accompany a Doy Longest lecture based on her book Historic Homes and Buildings of Oktibbeha County (1977).
This machine plays large 5-inch diameter cylinders for increased volume. Concert phonographs were short-lived due to the fragility and bulk of the cylinders. The oak case has an all-enveloping cover. This instrument has a 4-foot brass...
"Made in late 1900
The Type "C" has a wooden tone arm mounted vertically. The spring motor was altered so that crank protruded from side of oak cabinet. This model also has the black and brass horn. Original cost: $25.00.
An improvement over the Johnson Type "A, this machine has a larger square base. It sold for $18.00 with spring motor, black and brass horn, and Johnson reproducer. It plays 7-inch lateral cut disc records.
In 1908 Edison increased the playing time of the cylinders. From 1888-1902 the speed of the records varied so the record could fit the song, anywhere from 90-144rpm. After 1902 the speed was standardized at 160rpm. In 1908 Edison cylinders...
Curtis C. Floyd family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1758 acres, 380 of which are owned by Curtis Floyd, located in Edwards, MS. Hinds Co. Agricultural agent Graham Hales assisted with selection of farm family.