Let the Web Connect You to the Telephone
Want to know more? Take this tour of interesting Web sites related to telephone history.
Read the story of Alexander Graham Bell's invention.
Learn how the invention of the telephone led to the formation of AT&T.
Who Was Alexander
Brainspin introduces you to this multifaceted teacher, tinkerer and inventor. Learn how Bell taught his dog to talk, see how the first telephone worked, and test your knowledge with the interactive match game.
The Alexander Graham Bell Family
Browse through Bell's letters, lab notes, sketches and family photos.
Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress:
Pore through Bell's correspondence, scientific notebooks, journals, blueprints, articles and photographs. Sponsored by the AT&T Foundation.
Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone: Follow Bell's progress step by step on
this site that describes the experiments that led to inventing the
PBS American Experience:
The acclaimed documentary series explores the invention that forever changed the way the world interacts. The program's companion site includes interview transcripts, reading lists, a gallery of telephones through the years and a discussion guide for teachers
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