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Identifier: belltelephonemag00vol2930amerrich (find matches)
Title: Bell telephone magazine
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: American Telephone and Telegraph Company American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Information Dept
Subjects: Telephone
Publisher: (New York, American Telephone and Telegraph Co., etc.)
Contributing Library: Prelinger Library
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hich touchedhim the most were the naming forhim of several schools for the deaf.*Among his many honorary degrees,Harvard College in 1896 gave himLL.D. for his scientific achievementsand work for the deaf child. A Pioneer in Eugenics Bells work on the eugenic dangersof the enforced segregation of deafpeople led him into pioneer work inthe general field of eugenics which,throughout his life, continued to beone of his important interests. In1918 and 1919 he published the re-sults of extensive studies of longevityand of the betterment of the humanrace by heredity. In 1921 he wasmade Honorary President of theSecond International Congress ofEugenics at New York City. Dur-ing the last 30 vears of his life hecarried on continuously breeding ex-periments with sheep, leading to-wards the development of a moreprolific breed. These experimentsare still going on with the originalica. He was appointed an expert line in Middlebury, Vermont, withspecial agent of the Census Bureau encouraging results.
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Experimenting in eugenics for 30 years, Bell developed a flock of sheep whose ewes bore twins or triplets half the time, instead of single lambs tion and heavily supported its work,giying a total of more than $300,000.In 1888, at the invitation of theRoyal Commission appointed by theBritish government to study the con-dition of the deaf, Bell gave exhaus-tive testimony before them basedupon his experience and upon an ex-tensive study of conditions in Amer- to arrange for obtaining adequatedata regarding the deaf in the censusof 1900 in this country and devotedlarge amounts of time to this workat great personal sacrifice. It is notsurprising that at the Worlds Con-gress of Instructors of the Deaf held In spite of all these accomplish-ments, Bells incessant activity gavehim time to apply his genius withprofit to other fields. One of themost important of Bells inventionsoutside of the telephone field resulted * See page 236. 1950-51 Dr. Bell Elected to Hall of Fame 209 directly from the

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