Moreton Bay Fig Tree, with the Henry Ford Home in the distance - Thomas A Edison Winter Home, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1955

A large ficus fills the foreground, while The Mangoes stands in the background of the image.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.027.1

Thomas Edison's Home, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1947

A brightly colorized image of Seminole Lodge and surrounding vegetation.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.026.1

Birthplace of Thomas Alva Edison - Milan, Ohio. From the painting by J. Erwin Porter, 1961

Date:
C. 1970
Creator:
J. Erwin Porter

An oil painting of Edison's Milan, OH birthplace by Erwin Porter.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.025

Edison and assistants, Mr. Schumurica and Mr. Ott at work in the Fort Myers Laboratory - 1912

Date:
C. 1950

Edison and two of his long-time assistants are depicted in the interior of the Botanical Research Lab.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.024
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Giant Traveler Palm with Edison's Wheel Chair - Thomas A Edison Winter Home Ft. Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1955

A massive Traveler Palm is shown, along with a rolling cart and umbrella used by the Edisons.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.023
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Thomas A. Edison laboratory - 1930 - Edison Winter Home - Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1950

Interior of the Edison Botanical Lab, used to conduct experiments related to organic rubber.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.022
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Edison - Botanical Research Laboratory - Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1950

Thomas and Mina Edison stand in front of a the 1886 electrical laboratory.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.021

Thomas A. Edison and Ford, Fort Myers, FL

Date:
C. 1935

Thomas Edison poses in front of a Ford Model T (possibly his personal vehicle, given as a gift by Henry Ford).

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.020.1
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

McGregor Blvd, in Front of the Thomas A. Edison Winter Home, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1950

A historic image of McGregor Blvd including palm trees and the entrance to Edison Park subdivision, at left.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.019
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Henry Ford and Thomas Edison

Date:
C. 1950

In this image, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison stand in front of the 1886 laboratory.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.018