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Re: [Rollei] OT: Re: What did you do in the war? (long)
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] OT: Re: What did you do in the war? (long)
- From: Don Williams <dwilli10 >
- Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 20:24:00 -0700
- References: <BAEEE470.9181%egoldste >
At 06:32 PM 5/19/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> Western Electric stuff sounded better but WE also wanted
>an excessive footage royalty.
> Gee-Whiz, what obscure stuff I have stuffed into my brain.
>No wonder I can't remember where I park my car.
>Los Angeles, CA, USA
Norman Ricker is credited with the paper cone loudspeaker which he
developed for purely personal reasons at Western Electric in 1921-1923, in
New York City, before they became Bell Labs, and moved to Murray
Hill. Contact me off list and I will scan a one-page narrative of that
event for you.
La Jolla, CA