Letter from Thomas Edison to Frank Hopley, April 11, 1921, "The Most Thrilling Moment of My Life"

Summary

Frank Dorrance Hopley (1872-1933) wrote a number of boy's books and authored stories and articles for national magazines and newspapers. In 1921, Hopley had an idea for an article--he would ask famous individuals to share their life's most thrilling moment. For Thomas Edison it was when he started up the Pearl Street station in New York City, the first permanent central power station.

Frank Dorrance Hopley (1872-1933) wrote a number of boy's books and authored stories and articles for national magazines and newspapers. In 1921, Hopley had an idea for an article--he would ask famous individuals to share their life's most thrilling moment. For Thomas Edison it was when he started up the Pearl Street station in New York City, the first permanent central power station.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Typewriting
Printing (Process)

Dimensions

Height: 10.75 in

Width: 8.5 in

Inscriptions

printed at top: Cable Address '"Edison, New York" / From the Laboratory / Thomas A. Edison, / Orange, NJ

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