The Late Thomas A. Edison at Telegraph Key on his 83rd Birthday, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1935

A heavily colorized image of Edison circa 1930 posed with a telegraph key.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.036

Sally Jordan Boarding House, of Menlo Park, Dearborn, Mich.

Date:
C. 1940

A sweeping view of the boarding house in Menlo Park (now located in Dearborn, MI) which housed Edison and some of his employees for a time.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.035.1

Henry Ford and Thomas A. Edison

Date:
C. 1940

Ford leans close to speak into Edison's "good ear", which had only about 90% hearing loss (he was completely deaf in the other ear).

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.034.1

Edison Botanical Research Laboratory

Date:
C. 1990

A modern photograph of the interior of the Edison Botanical Research Lab.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.033

Gold-Plated Phonograph - Edison Museum, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1980

A phonograph on display is depicted in front of the wall of phonographs in the museum.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.032

Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory, Dearborn, Mich.

Date:
C. 1940

Photograph of Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory where it stands today in Dearborn MI.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.028

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