From folding beds to folding phones ...
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 93 00:30:15 PDT
Subject: From folding beds to folding phones ...
From the "Stocks" column of the 9/24/93 Chicago Tribune:
In the early 1900's Motorola was a manufacturer of foldup or in-
the-wall beds with small electric motors attached to the frames.
The owner pulled a ceiling cord sending current to the motor, and
the bed would roll forward to a horizontal position. Hence the
© 1993 Peter Langston