Harper’s ferry (wv) raid gets me allllll the way to New York via Harriet Tubman. But it gets interesting from there.
H.t. is the new movie subject. But the town she moves to is also gonna play important. Auburn, ny.
Case memorial library displays the early sound stuff that is the first successful sound recording to movie film invented by case… But what gets me reading alllll night wasn’t movie sound but his first work a thallium blah blah tube for infrared signaling….a navy intelligence thing of ww1. Eugene f Mathews later of Chicago radio labs later zenith corporation bought out by lg electronics but the brand still seeing use as a name in myrymar and further smaller markets southeast Asia exists. It’s no surprise zenith made the first television remote but it’s intriguing this used car salesman got that idea…elsewhere in
And paid generously for his arrest…
Case Memorial-Seymour Library
Follow that it re.otes just were beyond technical use til the seventies even if the tech is 1917. And the idea in other form is 1950 when other again forms of remotes exist in 1939 for other devices….and you’ll hit the BBC for the modern ir remote.
Telsa factors as well
Rather amazing to go from john brown shooting it it up to getting strung up as the first person to get tried for and executed for treason. To remotes both wired up heh and remote.