Letter from Orville Wright to Henry Ford and Edsel Ford regarding Invitation to Light's Golden Jubilee, October 1929

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Letter from Orville Wright to Henry Ford and Edsel Ford regarding Invitation to Light's Golden Jubilee, October 1929

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Artifact

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

October 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 the incandescent lamp. The event also served as the official dedication of The Edison Institute, Ford’s museum complex named in honor of his friend. Among the invited guest was aviation pioneer Orville Wright. He gladly accepted.

Object ID

EI.52.29

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Location

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

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Letter from Orville Wright to Henry Ford and Edsel Ford regarding Invitation to Light's Golden Jubilee, October 1929

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