Gibson Guitars ~ "Lloyd Loar, a sound engineer at Gibson Guitar Corporation created the first magnetic pickup in 1924. He was able to convert the vibrations of the strings into electrical signals. However, it wasn't until 1931 when the first electric guitar was produced. Known as the "Frying Pan," this steel instrument was created by George Beauchamp and produced by Rickenbacker Electro. Source: ehow website; article, "interesting facts on Guitar", author: Kala Layne Crawford. ~._*G*_.~
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Jean-Jacques Dessalines... In the back of this picture is the Haitian flag. The white part of the French flag was removed. The remaining blue was taken to represent Haiti's citizens and the red to represent les gens de couleur (the people of color).