Henry Ford and Thomas Edison at Fort Myers Laboratory Dedication in Greenfield Village, 1928

Summary

Thomas Edison visited the site of Henry Ford's museum and village in Dearborn, Michigan a year before it was officially dedicated as the Edison Institute of Technology. Edison ceremoniously started a steam engine in the Fort Myers Laboratory, the first building installed in Greenfield Village. The engine was original to the lab, where Edison had conducted scientific investigations while wintering in Florida.

Thomas Edison visited the site of Henry Ford's museum and village in Dearborn, Michigan a year before it was officially dedicated as the Edison Institute of Technology. Edison ceremoniously started a steam engine in the Fort Myers Laboratory, the first building installed in Greenfield Village. The engine was original to the lab, where Edison had conducted scientific investigations while wintering in Florida.

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Paper (Fiber product)
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Gelatin silver process

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Black-and-white (Colors)

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Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Thomas Edison's Fort Myers Laboratory

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