Graphophone – The First Dictation Device

Chichester Bell and Charles Tainter patented the Graphophone, a treadle-powered dictation device in 1885. Continue reading

Invention of the Monotype Typesetter

Tolbert Lanston of Washington, DC, USA invented and patented the monotype individual letter typesetter Continue reading

Kansas Elects First Female Mayor

Susanna Madora Salter was elected the first female mayor of Argonia, KS, USA on April 4, 1887. Continue reading