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Edisons Foot Itch
A look at historic research
Thomas Alva Edison may be best remembered for his engineering and development work on the light bulb, sound recording, and a perhaps, smoking. History books seldom devote space to Edison's research on the phenomenon of foot itch. This brief film from 1896 documents some of the foot itch research performed in Edison's laboratory.
If you have a fairly fast Internet connection, take your choice of these formats for viewing the research:
Real Media Itch
MPEG (approx 3 meg) Itch
(Thanks to the Library of Congress for making this film available.)
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