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Works Cited Primary Sources Edison Kinetiscope Record of a Sneeze. Film.

I used this as a cool visual of a recording made on the kinetiscope. This is a primary source Our Documents. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=46>. This was a great primary source that provided me with information from the time period. It explained how Thomas Edison was an amazing inventor. It also provided diagrams of the light bulb. Today in History. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://primarysourcenexus.org/2011/08/todayin-history-0812/>. This was a very informative primary source. It was originally written when Thomas Edison was alive, about him. It told me about how congress felt about him and also it had other descriptions of his inventions.

Secondary Sources American Labor Industry 1865-1914. N.d. dipity. Web. 7 Feb. 2013. <http://www.dipity.com/michaylaevans/American-Labor-Industry-1865-1914/>. I used this site to get a secondary source photograph of Thomas Edison's phonograph. Americas Library. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/gilded/jb_gilded_edison_1.html>. This website helped me get a basic understanding of the incandescent light bulb. It used easy to under stand language to explain what life was like before and after Thomas Edison's invention. Also it talked about his other inventions.

"Black, Candle, Fire, White, Recreation." pixabay. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Feb. 2013. <http://pixabay.com/en/black-candle-fire-white-recreation-31269/>. I used this image of a candle in my project. "Edison Invents." Smithonian. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/edison/000_story_02.asp>. This source was created by the Smithsonian Museum which makes it a reliable source. It provided a great background on all of Edison's life. It used nice, more advanced information that really had in depth information. Edison Muckers. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://www.edisonmuckers.org/thomas-edisonlightbulb/>. This source really helped me with understanding how Edison's light bulb worked. It gave me an extremely in depth view on how the light bulb produced light. This was great at providing me with background information. "Edison phonograph." pixabay. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2013. <http://pixabay.com/en/inventorthomas-alva-edison-portrait-62997/>. This is where I found a good photo of Edison and his phonograph The Evoloution of Listening to Music. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Feb. 2013. <http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/Fall05/ryals/phonograph.html>. This is a good site for information on how the phonograph changed music. The Franklin Institute. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://www.fi.edu/learn/sci-tech/edisonlightbulb/edison-lightbulb.php?cts=electricity>. This source provided me with a large amount of background information. This source compiled a large amount of information. It helped me get a large amount of reliable information.

"Home, Light, Electric, Electronics, Bulb.." Pixabay. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2013. <http://pixabay.com/en/home-light-electric-electronics-26609/>. This helped me get a photo of Edison's light bulb. "Home Model A Phonograph (ca. 1904)." fotopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Feb. 2013. <http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-4302804425>. I used this web site to find a picture of a phonograph. Inventing Entertainment. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edhome.html>. "Inventing Entertainment." SIRS Decades. sirs, Mar. 1999. Web. 7 Jan. 2013. <http://sks.sirs.com/cgi-bin/hst-article-display?id=SMD84208-01997&artno=0000099656&type=ART&shfilter=U&key=Thomas%20Edison&title=Inve nting%20Entertainment&res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&ic=Y>. This was a good secondary source that helped me learn some background information on Thomas Edison. It helped me learn about his contributions to the world of sound and music. "Lights, camera, Eastman!" Eastman House. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Feb. 2013. <http://blog.eastmanhouse.org/2010/03/04/lights-camera-eastman/>. I used this website to find a picture of Thomas Edison and his motion picture camera. McFee, Inez Nellie Canfield. The Story of Thomas A. Edison. N.p.: n.p., 1922. Print. This was a great biography. It helped me get some great facts about Thomas Edison from a different point of view. The author did a great job writing this and it provided a very large amount of information.

MIT. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/edison.html>. This source provided me with a lot of information about Thomas Edison's early life. It is from MIT technical institute which is a reliable source. "Thomas Alva Edison." fotopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Feb. 2013. <http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3439637848>. I used this website to get a picture with Thomas Edison with his phonograph. Thomas Alva Edison Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://edison.rutgers.edu/biogrphy.htm>. This was a great reliable source. Rutgers college (the state college of New Jersey) wrote this biography. Thomas Edison's lab was in NJ and is still there today. It helped me gain reliable background information on Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Dec. 2012. <http://www.thomasedison.com/index.html>. This source was very helpful to me in finding quotes. This source provided me with quotes from several people including Thomas Edison himself. The quotes were from good reliable sources. "Thomas Edison, 1030." Flickr. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2013. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/centralasian/5565714200/>. I used this picture of Thomas Edison holding a lightbulb. "Thomas Edison was a ninja." Fox news. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Feb. 2013. <http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/01/30/thomas-edison-wasninja/?intcmp=obnetwork>. This website gave me some cool information on edison. Time. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1999143_1999210_19992

11,00.html #ixzz2FeS0sh3E>. This source was good and reliable from a reliable source. It really gave me some good information on the phonograph. It also explaind how the phonograph evolved the playing of music. The Triumph of Scientific Pursuit: Thomas Edison and the Light Bulb. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <http://history.ocde.us/historyday/2007/2702/index.html>. This source provided me with some good basic background information on Thomas Edison's inventions.