10 JunFriday2016
Donley's Wild West Town
Union, IL
5:30pm

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At the close of Dealer/Early Buyer Day at the Union Show on Friday June 10, 2016, The APS will sponsor another FREE presentation for all antique phonograph collectors.

Featured speakers are Robin & Joan Rolfs who will present an entertaining and informative program titled “The Sound of the Edison Talking Doll.” This past year they were involved in a research project with the Thomas Edison National Historical Park and were featured on NPR news and the New York Times. The importance of the Edison doll to sound recording is historically significant: The first cylinders sold to the public under the name “Edison” were the recordings found in the Edison Talking dolls. On display will be an Edison doll and motor. Enjoy this entertaining presentation with fellow collectors and learn about the beginnings of marketed recorded sound.

Donley’s is sponsoring a burgers and beer BBQ before the presentations (fee charged).

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All are invited!

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