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The Effect of Inventions on the People's Life

The Patent System

The Transatlantic Steamship

Railroads and Bridges

The Telegraph

Physics

Men of Progress

The Textile Industries of the United States Since 1846

The Submarine Cable

Fifty Years of Photography

Chemistry

The Phonograph

The American Locomotive

The Bicycle

The Progress Made in the Generation of Electric Energy and Its application to the Operation of Motors during the Past Fifty Years

The Sewing Machine

Agricultural Machinery

Naval and Coast Defense

Fifty Years in the Printing Business

$250 Prize Essay Competition

The Progress of Invention during the Past Fifty Years

By EDWARD W.BYRN, A.H.

The Prize Essay of Our Semi-Centennial Anniversary Number

Distinguished Inventors

American Shipbuilding

Development of the Astronomical Telescope in Fifty Years

The Telephone

Fifty Years of the Scientific American

A Half Century of Mining

The Great Seal on British Patents

Unit Transportation Revolutionized

To Inventors - July 25, 1896

Departments

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    Business and Personal - July 25, 1896

  • Notes and Queries - July 25, 1896

  • Index of Inventions - July 25, 1896

  • Index to Advertisers - July 25, 1896

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July 25, 1896

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