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Original arc converter brought to the U.S. from Denmark by Cyril Elwell
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History San Jose Research Library
History San Jose Online Catalog
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Leonard Fuller's notes read, "When IT&T [International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation] decided to move Federal Co. Manufacturing from Palo Alto to Newark, New Jersey circa 1930, I decided to personally preserve this original arc [Cyril] Elwell brought from Denmark as well as the first little arc of this size or smaller made in Palo Alto, so I had dummy magnet coils made for this arc and had this photo taken for record purposes for Federal Co. files. I kept this arc and the other small one from about 1930 to 1953-55 when I gave them to Elwell to give to the Perham collection. 5/14/65." From a binder of Federal Telegraph Company material created by Leonard Fuller circa 1965.
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