benjamin franklin

benjamin franklin

Freedom and Power (1952)

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Depicts the development and importance of electric power from Benjamin Franklin's experiment with a kite to the contributions of Thomas Edison. First ten-minute sequence, showing history of American independence territorial expansion and electrical development, is animated. Commemorates General Electric's 75th anniversary (1878-1953). We digitized and uploaded this film on behalf of the Prelinger Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.