Seating Assignments for Light's Golden Jubilee Banquet, Henry Ford Museum, 1929

Summary

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted an elaborate celebration in Dearborn, Michigan, to honor of his friend Thomas A. Edison. Known as Light's Golden Jubilee, the event marked the 50th anniversary of Edison's invention of the incandescent lamp. Some 500 distinguished guests -- family, friends, inventors, business leaders and celebrities -- were seated during the anniversary's gala dinner.

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted an elaborate celebration in Dearborn, Michigan, to honor of his friend Thomas A. Edison. Known as Light's Golden Jubilee, the event marked the 50th anniversary of Edison's invention of the incandescent lamp. Some 500 distinguished guests -- family, friends, inventors, business leaders and celebrities -- were seated during the anniversary's gala dinner.

Artifact

Diagram

Date Made

1929

Subject Date

21 October 1929

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.52.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in

Width: 17.75 in

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