Henry Ford and Thomas Edison with Fort Myers Laboratory at Its Original Site, Fort Myers, Florida, circa 1925

Summary

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford owned vacation homes near one another in Fort Myers, Florida. This photograph shows the good friends and neighbors in front of Edison's Fort Myers laboratory. In 1929, Ford would have the building moved to Greenfield Village--his historical outdoor museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford owned vacation homes near one another in Fort Myers, Florida. This photograph shows the good friends and neighbors in front of Edison's Fort Myers laboratory. In 1929, Ford would have the building moved to Greenfield Village--his historical outdoor museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1925

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.188.5544

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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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