Emile Berliner: Inventor of the Gramophone

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“Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry is a selection of more than 400 items from the Emile Berliner Papers and 108 Berliner sound recordings from the Library of Congress’s Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.”

Echo: the magazine you play on your phonograph

“With a hole punched right through the center, ECHO magazine was a short-lived quarterly publication that consisted of interesting layouts interspersed with flexi records. The listener would fold the magazine open, set it on the turntable and drop the needle on it to hear the recordings.”
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