Little House on the Prairie/The Talking Machine


My son is doing a science experiment creating a phonograph and I am looking for a snap shot picture of the 'Talking Machine' with either Nellie or Laura, as this is where the idea started. any sugeestions?

Nellie with the Talking Machine
Nellie with the Talkin  
Hi Julie!  I checked online and wasn't able to find an image of Nellie or Laura with the Talking Machine. So...I found the episode online and took a screen shot of Nellie (at her meanest!) with the Talking Machine. I used my editing software to increase the resolution so that it wouldn't be quite so pixel-ish.  Here's a link to the finished photo:

Let me know if that works for you.  Thanks so much for your question, and good luck to your son on his Science Experiment!

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I can answer most questions pertaining to the book series written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, as well as questions regarding Laura's actual life, and questions regarding things that happened in the television series. If I don't know the answer myself, I enjoy researching to find the answers.


I have read the LHOTP book series every year since I was 11 years old. (That would be 33 times!) I have also enjoyed reading biographical information about Laura and her family. I was lucky enough to get to visit the home/museum of Laura and Almanzo in Mansfield, MO. I have watched the television series for years, and thoroughly enjoy it; though sometimes I am frustrated by little inconsistencies I catch as I watch. That's what makes me think it would be interesting to help answer questions others might have!

I have had seven items published in Children's Ministry Magazine.

B.S. in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education from Southwest Baptist University.

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