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Edison's Research on Beard Removal

A look at historic research

by Alice Shirrell Kaswell, AIR staff

Thomas Edison's research on Beard Removal

Thomas Alva Edison may be best remembered for his engineering and development work on the light bulb, sound recording, and a perhaps, Human Topology . History books seldom devote space to Edison's research on Beard Removal. This brief film from 1900 documents some of the Beard Removal research performed in Edison's laboratory.

If you have a fairly fast Internet connection, take your choice of these formats for viewing the research:

Real Media Beard Removal

MPEG (approx 6 meg) Beard Removal

Quicktime Beard Removal

(Thanks to the Library of Congress for making this film available.)

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