Room interior, Berliner Gramophone Company, 10th and Lombard Streets, Philadelphia, PA., 1898.
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Packing Room, Berliner Gramophone Co.

Credit: Library of Congress

Organized in 1895, the Berliner Gramophone Company set up its headquarters in Philadelphia, where it manufactured gramophones and records in a building at 10th and Lombard streets. In 1897 the Berliner Gramophone Company opened the nation's first professional recording studio and a retail shop for the sale of gramophone records in downtown Philadelphia.

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