“Hear My Voice:” Bell’s Earliest Recordings Go Public in 2023

Between 1880 and 1881, Alexander Graham Bell quietly delivered three loads of sealed tin boxes from Volta Laboratories to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. Patent fights loomed on the horizon, and Bell, who held the Smithsonian in high regard, trusted the institution to keep evidence of his experimental recordings and devices safe.  Over the […]

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