Tag: talking machine

  • Phonographs on Postcards

    Phonographs on Postcards


    Few of us today remember phonographs, Gramophones, or the Victrola, but nearly 150 years since their invention by Thomas Edison they fascinate us all.

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Past Article

Hy Mariampolski


Hy Mariampolski honors the passing of a friend with this article illustrated with cards she collected. The Russian restaurants and tea-rooms of Manhattan helped eastern European immigrants of the 1900s through the 1920s feel at home without the political machinations of Old World tyrants, thugs, and miscreants.

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