Henry Ford Greeting Arriving Guests before Light's Golden Jubilee, October 1929

Summary

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted an elaborate celebration in Dearborn, Michigan, in honor of his friend Thomas A. Edison. Known as Light's Golden Jubilee, the date marked the 50th anniversary of Edison's invention of the electric light. This photograph shows Henry Ford greeting a number of distinguished invited guests.

On October 21, 1929, Henry Ford hosted an elaborate celebration in Dearborn, Michigan, in honor of his friend Thomas A. Edison. Known as Light's Golden Jubilee, the date marked the 50th anniversary of Edison's invention of the electric light. This photograph shows Henry Ford greeting a number of distinguished invited guests.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

October 1929

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.0.4.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4.75 in

Width: 6.75 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten in image, lower right corner: 909

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