Sunday, April 8, 2018

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #50: Telegraph and Telegraphy

Post Office Engineers inspect Marconi's equipment on Flat Holm, May 1897,

Let's talk about our ancestor's communications, some of which we still use today. 

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Book referenced: Tom Standage, The Victorian Internet, New York: Bloomsbury, 1998, 2013

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Ham, or Amateur, Radio Info

Alternative communication in disasters

Map of telegraph stations, ca 1853

--Jean Wilcox Hibben

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