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Are you looking for exciting and educational gifts? Look no further, on this website or at the the SPARK Gift Shop, located near the main lobby of the Museum. You’ll find a great variety of gifts sure to spark anyone’s imagination.

Where Discovery Sparks Imagination

This one-of-a-kind book examines the early history of radio and electricity, presented via a marvelous collection of over 600 photographs of actual apparatus, many of which have never before been published. Where Discovery Sparks Imagination brings science, technology, and American culture to life. Autographed copies available upon request.

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Loud Talker

In Loud Talker, author John Jenkins examines the early history of loudspeakers and headphones, including a close look at the many oddball devices that came along the way. Also included is a color photo gallery of some of the most beautiful and unusual vintage loudspeakers ever made! Excellent source documents and over 70 photographs and illustrations (most in color) help tell the story that lead from early experiments in electricity and sound to the development of modern loudspeakers.

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