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Alexander Graham Bell: Electrical Transmission of Articulate Speech, 1912

Introduction: Alexander Graham Bell

Ranked among the most famous inventors in the history of science, Alexander Graham Bell is forever associated with the telephone. Did you know, however, that the telephone was neither his first nor his last innovation?

His Photophone and Graphophone were equally significant in the evolution of voice-to-voice communication technologies. But just who was Alexander Graham Bell? How did he develop his skill and passion for invention?

These pages hold the answers to these questions and tell the fascinating story of this man's work.

The acceptance letter at right confirms that Mr. and Mrs. Bell will attend The Franklin Institute Awards ceremony. Explore this resource to learn how and why the honor was bestowed on Bell.