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Allen, Frederick. "Inventing a Life," American Inventions: A Chronicle of Events That Changed the World. New York: Barnes & Noble, p.49.

Altick, Richard D. The Shows of London. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 1978, p. 354.

Alexander Bell family papers, Library of Congress.

Brooks, John. Telephone: The First Hundred Years. Harper and Row, 1976.

Bruce, Robert V. Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1973.

Cheever, Susan. Treetops. Bantam, 1991.

Coulson, Thomas. Joseph Henry: His Life and Work. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1950, p. 63 and passim.

Fischer,Claude. America Calling, A Social History of the Telephone. University of California Press, 1992.

Flatow, Ira. They All Laughed... New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

Galambos, Louis. The AT&T Series:6 volumes of telephone history. John Hopkins Press, 1995.

Grosvenor, Edwin S. and Morgan Wesson. Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone. (New York), Harry N. Abrams, 1997.

Lewis, Tom. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio. New York: Harper-Perennial, 1991.

Lindsay, David. "Talking Head," American Heritage of Invention & Technology. 13, no. 1 (Summer 1997), pp. 57-63.

Reingold, Nathan, ed. The Papers of Joseph Henry, Vol. 1. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972.

Scientific American, 24 February 1877, p. 120.
Scientific American, 3 March 1877, p. 133.
Scientific American, 2 June 1877, p. 342.
Scientific American, 7 June 1877, p. 351.

Stern, Ellen and Emily Gwathemy. Once Upon a Telephone: An Illustrated Social History. Harcourt Brace, 1994.

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