Innovations during the Gilded Age 1865-1901 CHAD KRANZUSCH BRADY BUCHBERGER Introduction The following inventions pushed Industrialization to great heights during the Gilded Age: the telephone, light bulb, and the Kodak camera are just a few of main ones. Others include the first record player, motor, motion picture, phonograph, and cigarette roller. Thomas Alva Edison “My ambition is to build a great Industrial Works” Inventor Phonograph (Record Player) Magnetic ore separation Motion Picture Projector (Kinetoscope) Electric light or light bulb Also created the nations first research laboratory Electricity AC power (Alternating Current) The Westinghouse Company The Incandescent Light bulb Created by Humphrey Davy Electric Motor Nikola Tesla in 1888 Other Innovations Cigarette Rolling Machine Power Generators Transition lines and relay stations Continued First film camera (Kodak) IBM General Electric First Corporate industrial research laboratory Ran by Willis Whitney Alexander Graham Bell Created the first telephone Formed the Bell Telephone Company 1877 Invention of Microphone Conclusions In conclusion, the key people to the inventions that pushed the Industrialization were Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Eastman Kodak, and Nikola Tesla and others. They all made large contributions to the technology and mass production of the Industrial Revolution. This led to the technology we use today. Sources Primary Source Maier, Pauline. Inventing America, Volume II : A History of the United States - 1st Ed. 2003 ed. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, 2003. Print. Brauun, Eric, and Jay Crosby. Our Nation's Archive: The History of the United States in Documents. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 1999. Print. "Great Inventions of the Gilded Age Timeline." Shmoop: Study Guides & Teacher Resources. Web. 22 Feb. 2010. <http://www.shmoop.com/great-inventions/timeline.html>.