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

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

Memory Garden - Site of Mr. Edison's First Laboratory, Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1950

Shown here, Mina's moonlight garden (referred to as "Memory Garden").

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.017
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Banyan Tree on the Edison Estate, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1957

The largest banyan tree in the continential United States, just outside the museum, is depicted.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.015

Edison Plaque in City Park, Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1932

A brightly colorized image depicts a plaque dedicated to Edison by the city of Fort Myers.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.014
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Wright Plane, Fort Myers

Date:
1908

This photograph shows Orville Wright (in straw hat) and other unknown individuals transporting a Wright plane in Fort Myers, Florida, in 1908.

Description (physical):

H: 8 1/8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0039
Institution:
American Heritage Archives.