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Section 1: The Expansion of Industry

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Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone albell/ homepage.html
Detailed technical information and flowcharts, incorporating Bell's own sketches, that trace the development of the telephone. Includes links to related sites.

Thomas Edison lucidcafe/ library/ 96feb/ edison.html
Brief overview of Edison's life and career, with links to additional Edison resources and to information about other inventors, including Henry Bessemer and Alexander Graham Bell.

Mark Twain at Large: His Travels Here and Abroad Exhibits/ MTP/
Exhibit of photos, book excerpts, and letters documenting the experiences of the author of the Adventures of Tom Sawyer, who also wrote extensively about his world travels.