America’s first female soldiers were Signal Corps telephone operators making sure critical messages got through, often while threatened by artillery fire.
Alexander Graham Bell traveled to Italy at the turn of the 20th century on an audacious mission to rescue the remains of the man whose legacy endowed the Smithsonian Institution.
Alexander Graham Bell was able to invent the telephone after Watson tweaked a reed that transmitted sounds to the next room
A new book claims Alexander Graham Bell stole the telephone from Elisha Gray, despite all the evidence against that theory.
The story of AT&T from its origins in Bell’s first local call to last year’s divestiture. Hail and good-bye.
The fastest man in the air competed with the Wrights for ten years, became rich, and awakened America to the air age.
The wrecker’s ball swings in every city in the land, and memorable edifices of all kinds are coming down at a steady clip.
"My God, it talks!” said the Emperor of Brazil. So the new invention did—but not until Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant had solved some brain racking problems