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English: Robert W. Gordon is shown here in the southwest attic of the Library of Congress building, ca. 1930. From left to right: storage of manuscripts and recorded wax cylinders, early microphone on floor stand, magnetic wire recorder on table at left rear, rotary converter ("telephone" with dial) to change the Library's DC current to AC for recording, dictaphone cylinder recording machine (Gordon operating) and, on the floor, a variety of cylinder machines and other paraphernalia.
Date c1930
Source http://www.loc.gov/folklife/images/gordon.jpg from http://www.loc.gov/folklife/Gordon/photos.html
Author Harris and Ewing Collection, Library of Congress photo


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