Factolas of Phonographia

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A factola in Phonographia is a fact about the phonograph with a popular culture connection. It can be historical, whimsical, or sometimes can take more than one degree of separation to make the connection.

Select a factola themed gallery from below or use the Factola Table of Contents.


On this Day Calendar

The 'Phone' & 'Graph' Brands

The "-ola" Brand

Dictionary of Phonographia


Record and Album Cover Factolas

Newspapers Named "The Phonograph"

The Phonograph and the Sewing Machine

Record Listening Booths

Tut-mania and the Phonograph

Possibilities and Probabilities

The Evolution of a Revolution

Monopoly and the Gramophone

Hello, Ahoy and Edison

Phonograph Museums

Telephone Call "Hello" Related Records


Telephone and "Hello" Sheet Music


"Hello" for the Telephone Postcards


Courtship, Proposals and the Phonograph


Autostops - "Don't get up"


Electrical Association Convention, Buffalo, N.Y., 1892


World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893 and the Phonograph


Voyager - The Phonograph Lives!

Teddy Bears and the Phonograph


World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893 and the Kinetograph


'bottles it up for future use"


The Phonograph as 'Dining' Entertainer


"Connections and the Phonograph Industry"


Believe it or Not!

A Miscellaneous List of Factolas


Cylinder records referenced in The Christmas of the Phonograph Records


Exposition Universelle of 1889 and the Phonograph


A Summary of Factola



What Tree Rings Sound Like Played on a Record Player


How We Learn About the Phonograph with Serendipitous Connections



Sounds like a Broken Record



Regina Company and the What-if?


What is an Opera?


Victor Recordrama Albums


Opera promotion - The Immortal Voice



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