The audio curator at Edison National Historic Site rummages through the archives of the legendary Edison Laboratory of West Orange, New Jersey. Tune in for Edison cylinder and disc record rarities, many not heard since "the old man" himself stashed them away, featuring: Tin Pan Alley pop songs, ragtime, vaudeville comedy sketches, flapper dance bands, old-time country tunes, historic classical music, laboratory experiments and other artifacts - all dating from 1888 through 1929.
January 9, 2007: Researching Cal Stewart and 'Uncle Josh' - Patrick Feaster interview, part 1
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|Cal Stewart||Town topics of Pun'kin Center||Blue Amberol cylinder 1507||1912|
|Patrick Feaster||Early life ; Railroad work||Interview - part 1||2006|
|Cal Stewart||Uncle Josh buys an automobile||Diamond Disc 3767-C||1915|
|Patrick Feaster||Acting ; Uncle Josh on stage||Interview - part 2||2006|
|Cal Stewart||I laughed at the wrong time||Amberol cylinder 4M-830||1911|
|Patrick Feaster||Origins of Uncle Josh ; First recording||Interview - part 3||2006|
|Cal Stewart||A talk by Happy Cal Stewart - the Yankee comedian||Berliner disc 690||1897|
|Patrick Feaster||Transition from stage to record||Interview - part 4||2006|
|Cal Stewart||Uncle Josh's trip to Coney Island||Brown wax cylinder - unknown company||1898|
|Patrick Feaster||Cackling laugh ; "Invitation to visit his farm"||Interview - part 5||2006|
|Cal Stewart||Uncle Josh's invitation to visit his farm||Brown wax cylinder - unknown company||1898|