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  • ...as well as in Berlin since 1866 and Vienna since 1875(Morss). After World War II the system was expanded and modernized but eventually began to decline a
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  • ...umn facsimile receiver was listed at $75 a piece before the onset of World War II (Payne 291). ...s, Inc., worked on research of the facsimile for the government during the war effort. The company developed an electrolytic system of recording. This p
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  • ...rneath Paris, carrying letter at an average speed of 40 m.p.h. After World War II the system was expanded and modernized but eventually began to decline a
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  • During the war years, Polaroid turned all its focus on the war effort, manufacturing "optical plastics for military range finders", a "new
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  • ...ppears to be primarily due to their utilization during the Franco-Prussian War beginning in 1870. Many articles published at the time reported the distan ==Government Employees and War-Time Missions==
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  • ...d an electrical reproducing piano in 1906, and just before the first World War the Duo-Art reproducing action was perfected in America. The Reproducing Pi
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  • ...ion methods were in heavy use among European and Jewish survivors of World War II: "I’ve seen it mentioned in many (10+ books) where when Jewish survivo
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  • ==The Civil Defense Siren in Cold War Culture== ...II, however it would really flourish, so to speak, in the subsequent Cold War. Civil Defense Sirens became part of peoples daily lives. Regular newspap
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  • "During the war I couldn't get ordinary commercial punched-tape machines, which were than a
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  • ==Politics: Government and War== ...d if significant events occurred. During the late 1700s through the 1800s, war was a ongoing issue with Europe. The first formal telegraph "brought news o
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  • ...ransmissions and intercept some information for themselves. In fact, this war can be seen as built upon nothing more than the fear and proper usage of St
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  • ...d emancipation of enslaved descendants of Africans at the end of the Civil War (1861-1865). If there was any doubt before, race had become the primary... ...t_card_punching_section_WP_DCPL.jpg|thumb|left|All African American female war department office with white female supervisor in 1942]]
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  • ...men would be more adept at spotting opposing forces in the dark. After the war, demand for viewmasters shot through the roof, and the production of reels Early uses of the viewmaster included World War II preparation and travel souvenirs, however companies soon analyzed the bu
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  • ...y (for better or worse) was harnessed by both medicine and technologies of war and security. Roentgen Ray Tubes were used in World War I to locate bullets and shrapnel in the bodies of wounded soldiers. Now x-
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  • ...el papers for refugees, initially given only to Russians fleeing the civil war that ultimately solidified Bolshevik power, but was eventually distributed ...ver the "indignities" of carrying passports while traveling. During World War I, however, it became expedient for states to control the emigration of pot
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  • ...that “the global” was not a concept that emerged in the wake of World War II as many commentators have recently suggested. But in fact the compass wa
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  • ...nd drawing from Randy Martin's book, ''An Empire of Indifference: American War and the Financial Logic of Risk Management'', we propose that the death of Martin, Randy. 2007. An Empire of Indifference: American War and the Financial Logic of Risk Management. Durham and London: Duke Univers
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  • ...nd those who attended his needs were treated quite well. Fortunately, the war ended and Lenin was able to return to the comfort of his Mausoleum (sadly,
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  • ...manufacture them under the moniker "Marconi-Stille Recorder." When World War II began Britain needed to conserve steel, and wartime broadcasting require ===World War I===
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  • ...trical engineer and inventor Arthur Scherbius in 1918 in the wake of World War I and the newfound need for cipher machines that made encryption faster and ...|left|Bletchley Park, England, home to Britain's codebreakers during World War II (Pincock 98). ]]
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  • ...n - a finish line to which they sprinted. Against the backdrop of the Cold War, the U.S. space program provided a platform upon which America could negoti ...spoon-bowl or the cultural familiarity of the Skylab tray. Though the Cold War continued for another twenty odd years, this partnership in space represent
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  • ...andon 4). Likely owing its popularity to pervasive grief from recent Civil War casualties, Spiritualism, or the belief that spirits of the dead residing i ...rce” (Jolly 70). Ectoplasm photographs peaked in popularity after World War I and concentrate on documenting a spirit’s “physical impact on the bod
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  • ...le with the end of the Great Depression and with the world on the brink of war. Thus, money and entertainment were scarce. However, the View-Master, marke
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  • ...verting the light back into sound was not perfected until the end of World War I. By then, the Western Electric Company had taken over the execution of De
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  • ...as the motivation for the next implementation of the Dymaxion house. World War II saw a huge need for cheap, durable houses which could withstand extreme ...y to provide incentive for it’s workers to stay in their employment post-war, and Fuller was satisfied with an order for two prototypes from the Air For
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  • ...to an end on February 19, 2008 when Toshiba officially conceded the format war to Blu-ray. Belson, Ken. "Early Salvos in the High-Definition DVD Format War." The New York Times. 24, Nov. 2008. <http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/24/tec
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  • ...in the humanities are engaged: rethinking the common in the age of global war and neo-liberal Empire: "This perspective opens up a fundamentally new task
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  • ...has gone, what it has accomplished, and it communicates the message of its war/peace intentions</td> ...pipe is the sign of peace while an illustrated broken pipe is the sign of war.</td>
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  • ...d power occurred all around him. Growing up, he was trained in the arts of war and mathematics by warlord Gian Giacomo de’ Medici. He soon developed int ...llustrated inventions and mechanisms for raising water, milling grain, and war time machines. Noted for originality, these inventions are also known for b
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  • ...r, as it would have enabled me to preserve copies of my letters during the war, which to me would have been a consoling possession.''
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  • [[Image:Newsreel_Title_Shot_-_First_pictures_of_Norway.jpg|thumb|right|alt=War in Norway|[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Gt6hPuMaw&feature=player_embedd ...nce. In peacetime regarded as a form of light entertainment, during World War II, it gained national significance as the primary source of news images of
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  • ...reciation for its speed and durability , “The value of the Heliograph in war operations is becoming more apparent every day ; the message could not have ...manded, by the apparatus, to perform regulated mechanized movement. The US War Department Manuel (1910) stresses the need for “perfect adjustment” ach
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  • ...s application as a recreational and diversionary activity during the Civil War. Use of the dance card faded in the 20th century as dance became less gende
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  • * The '''underground missile silo''' is a relic from the Cold War that serves as a storage media for intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICB ...to evolve with changing improvements on the design and function of nuclear war missiles dating from the Atlas F missile, Titan and Minuteman missiles.
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  • ...these musical cinematic gems have roots dating back to the start of World War II? And then they developed out of a "visual jukebox" called a Scopitone wh Invented in France right after World War Ⅱ, Scopitone were short 16mm films named after the modified jukeboxes the
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  • ...severing of relationships which would lead to an official proclamation of war. The herald would also be used to bear proposals of truce or armistice. ...n attributed to the Greek warrior Stentor, who played a part in the Trojan war and whose voice was said to be as powerful as the voices of 50 other men. T
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  • ..., disembowelment, and dismemberment. But the audience dwindled after World War II as real-life violence overshadowed that of the Grand Guignol, and the th ...nciful imagination. It is only when the horrors of the Holocaust and World War II become public that spectacular violence is no longer viewed as imaginat
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  • ...h century America with the increased policing of sexuality related to Cold War conspiracy, the McCarthy trials, and the White Flight to the suburbs. The m ...elf-navigation of spy-vs-spy. The homosexual in the closet embodies a Cold War-style logic of mistrust, which Eva Horn defines as "the logic of one's own
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  • ...d to the US by means of espionage&mdash; it was not until the end of World War II that a German Magnetophon tape deck was discovered by army specialists a ...onto the world stage as <i>literally</i> a black box, the spoils of World War II. As far as dubbing (or duplicating video) is concerned, this act requir
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  • ...stabilization as a result of the horror of World War I and entering World War II on all sides of the ideological spectrum. Mussolini was quoted as saying
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  • ...te remediation of the private museums that emerged after the Revolutionary War. These private museums were operated by individuals hoping to earn a living ...act as a visual representation of the chaos of a country mired in a civil war, turned upsidedown by indistrialization and a city flooded with the immigra
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  • [[Image:Shyver-musicphone.jpg|300px|right|thumb| The pre-war model of the Multiphone, then called the "Music-Phone"]] [[Image:multiphone.jpg|300px|right|thumb| The post-war model of the Shyvers Multiphone [http://www.dyz.com/phones/multiphone.html]
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  • ...re popular in France to create and maintain train schedules prior to World War I.
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  • The minstrel shows began to lose favor as the Civil War raged on in the late 19th Century. Slavery and the African population was a
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  • ...hone to produce high quality field recordings of anything from birdsong to war zones. Another group of early adopters was skiers and snowboarders. ATRAC c
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  • ...Germany, and Italy had already been well underway (Hutton 49). During the war, Oram worked tirelessly, experimenting with electronic music production and
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  • During the Second World War in Eastern Europe, vinyl became an extremely expensive way of producing rec In the years after World War Two, Stalin tried to get rid of any American influence on Soviet civilizati
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  • ...l object, as it has recently been 'restored' as part of a museum for World War II code breaking at Bletchley Park. ...ley Park "never saw an actual Lorenz machine until right at the end of the war, but they had been breaking the Lorenz cipher for two and a half years" (Sa
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  • ...inball machines as entertainment from the US” (De Peuter 91) after World War II. Rosen Enterprises merged with another American/Japanese amusement comp
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  • ...nomic militarism, effectively allowing the ‘defeated “victim” of the war [to] rise again and rejoin the “victor” in a new competition, the compe Set within the legacy of the Cold War arms race, the technological development that underpins the development of
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  • ...from use of the term and to use “music vendor” instead (17). In this war of words, the “music machine” industry couldn’t win. The term was use ...ex-convict boyfriend Fats Murdock. When Murdock wins an underworld jukebox war Jerry Jordan becomes a music star despite an overt lack of musical talent.
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  • ...he U.S. The theaters played a significant role in helping rebuild the post-war economy of the country. It was a place and thing people felt good about spe ...graph illustrating the rise in the number of drive-ins pre and post World War II.*]]
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  • ...icrofilm was actually made useful for communication in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870. Communication was carried between Paris and Tours by pigeon post,
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  • ...to an end on February 19, 2008 when Toshiba officially conceded the format war to Blu-ray. Belson, Ken. "Early Salvos in the High-Definition DVD Format War." The New York Times. 24, Nov. 2008. <http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/24/tec
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  • ...gible has been used for many purposes throughout its existence. First as a war machine, then in the 1920s and 30s as a commercial passenger and freight ve ...er aviation, the passenger dirigible did not survive past the second World War. This is mainly attributable to improvements in airplane technology as well
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  • ...the manufacture of cell phones and other devices, have helped finance that war as well as the fighting between Uganda and Rwanda in this mineral-rich regi ...“smooth” (1987, 474-500). (It is in the “smooth space” that the “war machine develops” [474], and “the smooth itself can be drawn and occupi
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  • ...ted attesting to the girl’s experiences. In the wake of grief over civil war casualties many Americans leaped at the possibility of communication with f
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