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

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

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

Smith Creek (Michigan) Grand Trunk Railway Station, Dearborn, Mich.

Date:
C. 1940

The Grand Truck Railroad station, where Edison worked in his boyhood, is depicted.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.013.1
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Thomas A. Edison

Date:
C. 1940

A charcoal or pencil sketch of Thomas Edison in profile.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.012.1
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Upper Floor, Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory, Dearborn, Michigan

Date:
C. 1940

An image of the interior of Edison's Menlo Park lab, now residing in Dearborn, MI.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.011.1
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates