Tour of Greenfield Village before Light's Golden Jubilee, October 21, 1929

Summary

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted an event, Light's Golden Jubilee, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of Thomas Edison's invention of a practical incandescent lamp. After a morning reception, guests could view the historical buildings Ford had gathered for Greenfield Village, his outdoor museum. The day was a rainy mess, but this did not dampen his guests' enthusiasm as they went from building to building.

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted an event, Light's Golden Jubilee, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of Thomas Edison's invention of a practical incandescent lamp. After a morning reception, guests could view the historical buildings Ford had gathered for Greenfield Village, his outdoor museum. The day was a rainy mess, but this did not dampen his guests' enthusiasm as they went from building to building.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

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