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.
From the Collections of The Henry Ford.
By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center
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