Automobile Window Sign for Guests of 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. The event also served as the official dedication of The Edison Institute, Ford’s museum complex named in honor of his friend. An automobile window sticker allowed vehicle access for those guests who drove to the day's events.

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. The event also served as the official dedication of The Edison Institute, Ford’s museum complex named in honor of his friend. An automobile window sticker allowed vehicle access for those guests who drove to the day's events.

Artifact

Sign (Notice)

Date Made

1929

Subject Date

21 October 1929

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.52.7.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7 in

Width: 8 in

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