The Edison Triumph Model D pre-dates the Edison Opera. The lightweight, freestanding horn is something of a wonder in that there is no need for a crane to support the horn.
Notice the wax cylinder being used on this instrument.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Hinds County (Miss.); Wells, H. Frank--Family.
H. Frank Wells family farm; multiple views. Farm of 300 acres located about ten miles southwest of Raymond, MS. Agricultural Director at Hinds Junior College Jack Treloar, assisted with selection of farm family.
Whitehead, Bernard--Family; Farm life--Mississippi; Winston County (Miss.)
Bernard Whitehead family farm; multiple views. Farm of 447 acres located in the Ellison Ridge Community about 18 miles southeast of Louisville, MS. Winston Co. Home Demonstration agent Miss Hildreth Price and County agent E. L. Sessums assisted...
Jasper Co. (Miss.) ; Youngblood, C. L.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
C. L. Youngblood family farm; multiple views. Farm located in the Penantly Community near Rose Hill, MS. Jasper Co. agent W. C. Jefcoat and Associate county agent W. E. Ethridge assisted with selection of farm family.
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...