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Instructograph Morse Code Trainer, circa 1940

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Instructograph Morse Code Trainer, circa 1940

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Artifact

Instructional material

Date Made

circa 1940

Summary

The machine helped to increase speed and efficiency in sending and receiving Morse code. Its paper tape reels contain code exercises--helpful to those studying for the qualifying exams to become a professional telegraphy operator. Morse code was used extensively throughout the late-19th and 20th centuries for radio and military communication.

Object ID

90.0.85.90

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

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Instructograph Morse Code Trainer, circa 1940

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Souvenir Card from IBM Pavilion at the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair, "News Event Reported in the New York Times August 23, 1953"

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Souvenir Card from IBM Pavilion at the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair, "News Event Reported in the New York Times August 23, 1953"

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Artifact

Card (Information artifact)

Date Made

14 June 1965

Object ID

2013.93.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Marc Greuther.

 On Exhibit

On Loan - Barbican Art Gallery (London, England UK)

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Souvenir Card from IBM Pavilion at the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair, "News Event Reported in the New York Times August 23, 1953"

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What is The Henry Ford?

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Votrax Model 100, Type 'N Talk Text to Speech Synthesizer, 1981

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Votrax Model 100, Type 'N Talk Text to Speech Synthesizer, 1981

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Artifact

Synthesizer

Date Made

1981

Summary

This text-to-speech synthesizer recreates the sounds of the human voice. Inventor Richard T. Gagnon created the Votrax to support his own failing vision. It could be used by the blind as a computer screen reader, or a speaking device for people with vocal cord paralysis. The Votrax shaped individual units of speech, allowing unlimited range and smoothness capable of conveying emotion.

Object ID

2014.39.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

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Votrax Model 100, Type 'N Talk Text to Speech Synthesizer, 1981

View in our Collectionson thehenryford.org 

What is The Henry Ford?

The national attraction for discovering your ingenuity while exploring America’s spirit of innovation. There is always much to see and do at The Henry Ford.

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