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Edison, Thomas A.
Edison, Thomas
Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Prof. Edison, Phonograph, 554 [crossed out], 1537, 31346 [crossed out]. Credit line: Brady-Handy photogra... more

Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 354. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Thomas Edison
Light thrown on a dark subject (which is bad for the gas companies)

Light thrown on a dark subject (which is bad for the gas companies)

Thomas Edison, with his newly-invented electric light bulb, throws light on the gas company monopoly, personified by 2 men with monstrous gas-meter heads. Illus. in: Puck, 1878 Oct. 23, p. 16. Reference copy ma... more

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Head and shoulders, facing right.

[Thomas Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Thomas Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Copyright 1880 by Emil P. Spahn, Newark, New Jersey.

Patent Drawing for T. A. Edison's Incandescing Electric Lamp
[Entrance to the United States exhibit area in the Palace of Diverse Industries, featuring inventions by Thomas Edison and Elihu Thomson, Paris Exposition, 1889]
Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

3/4 seated, with one of his inventions, facing left [Ediphone?]. 48007Xp1s U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by W.K. Dickson, Orange, N.J. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capt... more

[Thomas A. Edison, W.K.L. Dickson, and others at the "perfected" wax-recording phonograph]

[Thomas A. Edison, W.K.L. Dickson, and others at the "perfected" wax-r...

Portrait shows Edison seated in center. with Fred Ott at left and Col. George Gouraud at right. Standing (left to right) are W.K.L. Dickson, Charles Batchelor, A. Theodore Wangemann, John Ott, and Charles Brown... more

[Thomas Edison, half-length portrait, facing front] / J.M. White & Co.
[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, full-length portrait, seated in swivel chair outside office, facing left]

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, full-length portrait, seated in swivel...

Copyrighted by Kreidler & Crider. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, three-quarter length portrait, standing, in laboratory]

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, three-quarter length portrait, standin...

Photo copyrighted by Pach. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, seated in his laboratory, facing left. H47130 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by Byron, N.Y.C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; PI; Shelf.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

3/4 lgth., standing in his laboratory, facing front; alongside large bottle of distilled water. Photoprint copyrighted by Brown Bros., N.Y. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card t... more

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

1/2 length, facing slightly left. H67907 U.S. Copyright Office This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Shelf.

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, half-length portrait, working in chemical laboratory]

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, half-length portrait, working in chemi...

Copyright by Brown Bros. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, seated in plant or workshop, head resting on hand, facing slightly left. H56519 U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by Irving Underhill, New York. This record contains unverified, old data from... more

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, left profile, seated at his desk, writing]

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, left profile, seated at his desk, writ...

Photo copyrighted by Irving Underhill, New York. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, standing in his laboratory, facing left, with his workman discussing problem. H75065 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by Byron, N.Y.C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J., U.S.A.

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J., U.S...

Thomas Edison, standing, full-length portrait, in front of engine. No. 13001.

[Thomas Alva Edison, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, listening to a new record]
[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with his workman in the chemical room]

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, full-length portrait, standing, facing...

H75064 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Byron, N.Y. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Shelf.

Thomas A. Edison and son(?) in automobile and large house in background

Thomas A. Edison and son(?) in automobile and large house in backgroun...

Closer view. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. U-105645. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Autos; Shelf.

Thomas A. Edison and son(?) in automobile and large housein background

Thomas A. Edison and son(?) in automobile and large housein background

Auto in mid-ground. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. U-105640. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Autos; Shelf.

Thos. Edison
EDISON, THOMAS A.
Thomas A. Edison and the model of his concrete house

Thomas A. Edison and the model of his concrete house

No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Architecture; Inventions; Dwellings.

EDISON, THOMAS A.
Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, standing, facing slightly right; in front of statue in library(?). J153355 U.S. Copyright Office This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Shelf.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, seated on table, with one of his inventions, facing slightly left. J152895 U.S. Copyright Office Photo of stereo. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings:... more

[Thomas Alva Edison, full-length portrait, seated, facing front, between two phonograph cabinets, one of which is made of concrete]
[Thomas Alva Edison, full-length portrait, seated at his desk, facing left, with Mr. Wilson]

[Thomas Alva Edison, full-length portrait, seated at his desk, facing ...

J177186 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Thos. A. Edison.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Half lgth., seated in his library, facing left. Photoprint copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Shelf.

"People's 5 c̳ bus"

"People's 5 c̳ bus"

Thomas Edison and two other men standing outside of bus, N.Y.C.(?)

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full lgth., seated, facing front; with American Boys World Tour Band which is holding U.S. flag and banner advertising Panama-Pacific World's Fair. Photoprint copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. No copyright rene... more

[Josephus Daniels] & wife, Thos. Edison & wife

[Josephus Daniels] & wife, Thos. Edison & wife

Photograph shows Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels (1862 -1948) and his wife (Addie Worth Bagley Daniels) and Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) with his wife (Mina Miller). The group was visiting the Brookly... more

[Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, and Henry Ford, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, at Edison's home in Ft. Myers, Florida]

[Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, and Henry Ford, full-length portrait, ...

J191000 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Hunt, Ft. Myers, Fla.

[Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, and Henry Ford posed standing, full-length, at Mr. Edison's home, Ft. Myers, Florida]

[Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, and Henry Ford posed standing, full-le...

J191001 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Hunt.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Head and shoulders, facing front. Photo copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison, Inc. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Shelf.

John E. Sloane & wife, Sec'y Daniels & wife, Thos. Edison & wife

John E. Sloane & wife, Sec'y Daniels & wife, Thos. Edison & wife

Photograph shows airplane manufacturer John Eyre Sloane (1886-1970), and his wife (Madeline Edison); Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels (1862 -1948) and his wife (Addie Worth Bagley Daniels); and Thomas Al... more

[Thomas Alva Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Thomas Alva Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

J195628 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, seated at desk, rear view, in his study.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Seated at desk, using his dictating machine; porcelain cuspidor at lower right. J195843 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Pho... more

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full, seated, with one of his inventions - a submarine cell [battery?], facing left. J207328 U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. This record contains unverified, old data from caption c... more

T. A. [Thomas Alva] Edison and J.L. Lieb

T. A. [Thomas Alva] Edison and J.L. Lieb

Photograph shows Thomas A. Edison receiving an honorary membership in the Illuminating Engineering Society by John W. Lieb, Vice President of the New York Edison Company on Feb. 10, 1916. (Source: Flickr Common... more

EDISON, THOMAS A.
T. A. [Thomas Alva] Edison and wife

T. A. [Thomas Alva] Edison and wife

Photograph shows Thomas A. Edison with his wife Mina Miller Edison, receiving an honorary membership in the Illuminating Engineering Society by John W. Lieb, Vice President of the New York Edison Company on Feb... more

[Thomas A. Edison, Jr., three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly left]
Henry Ford fishing, with Harvey Firestone, Christian, and Thomas Edison

Henry Ford fishing, with Harvey Firestone, Christian, and Thomas Ediso...

15358R U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, seated at telegraph key, facing slightly right. J243277 U.S. Copyright Office This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Telegraph; PI; Shelf.

Mr. Thomas A. Edison shaking hands with winner of Grand Prix [runner]

Mr. Thomas A. Edison shaking hands with winner of Grand Prix [runner]

Photoprint copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Sports Track; BI; Sports Racing; Shelf.

[Thomas Alva Edison, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left, with family group]

[Thomas Alva Edison, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing l...

J239959 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by T.A.E. Inc.

[Thomas Edison, half-length portrait, facing left and looking down into glass, experimenting in his laboratory]

[Thomas Edison, half-length portrait, facing left and looking down int...

J239947 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by T.A.E. Inc.

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvey Firestone, and others. Firestone camp

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvey Firestone, and other...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from related and adjacent negatives in the collection. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about th... more

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, standing, facing left, with one of his inventions - The Ediphone, and Edwin C. Barnes(?). J249934 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by Lueder, copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. This record contains unveri... more

Thomas A. Edison with his dictating machine, and A.A. bratton.

Thomas A. Edison with his dictating machine, and A.A. bratton.

Photoprint by Lueder. Copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: B.I.; Inventions; Dictophone; Ph. Ind.

Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Henry Ford, and others Firestone camp

Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Henry Ford, and others Firestone camp

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Part of title devised by Library staff based on information from related, adjacent negatives. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; H... more

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison,Warren Harding and Harvey Firestone. Firestone camp

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison,Warren Harding and Harvey Firestone. Firesto...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from related, adjacent negatives. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Coll... more

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

1/2 length, seated, with first typewriting machine, facing front. J246954 U.S. Copyright Office This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Typewriters; PI; Shelf.

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full lgth., seated by phonograph, facing front. Photoprint copyrighted by Thomas A. Edison. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Phonographs; Phot... more

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvy Firestone and group near cabin, Firestone camp

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvy Firestone and group n...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from related, adjacent negatives. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Coll... more

[Thomas Edison, seated beside phonograph]

[Thomas Edison, seated beside phonograph]

J24652 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by T.A.E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf; PI; Phonographs.

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvey Firestone, and others. Firestone camp

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvey Firestone, and other...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from related and adjacent negatives in the collection. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about th... more

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding and Harvey Firestone near cabin, Firestone camp

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding and Harvey Firestone near ca...

On sleeve: orig. new neg made Apr. 1947. Title devised by Library staff based on information from related, adjacent negatives. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Colle... more

[Thomas Edison. Firestone camp]
[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, punching time clock on his 74th birthday anniversary,  February 11, 1921, standing, rear view]

[Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, punching time clock on his 74th birthd...

Photo copyrighted by T.A.E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, and others Dinner at Firestone camp

Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, and others Dinner at Firestone camp

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Part of title devised by Library staff based on information from related and adjacent negatives in the collection. Date based on term of Hardin... more

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvey Firestone, and others. Firestone camp

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren Harding, Harvey Firestone, and other...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from related and adjacent negatives in the collection. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about th... more

Thomas Edison,Warren Harding and others seated at table. Firestone camp

Thomas Edison,Warren Harding and others seated at table. Firestone cam...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from related, adjacent negatives. Date based on term of Harding presidency. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Coll... more

[Thomas Alva Edison, half-length portrait, seated, facing left]

[Thomas Alva Edison, half-length portrait, seated, facing left]

J252121 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Bachrach.

[Thomas Alva Edison, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Thomas Alva Edison, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing fro...

J259124 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Bachrach.

Thos. Edison
Thos. Edison
Thomas Edison
[Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone walking together]

[Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone walking together]

J297234 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. No. 47255.

[Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone sitting in a speed boat at the docks with unidentified individuals]

[Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone sitting in a speed boat at the doc...

J297233 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. No. 47255.

Henry Ford and Thomas A. Edison
[Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone, posed outdoors, standing]

[Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone, posed outdoors, stan...

J10717 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by "Gravelle, P.N.S." "#3"- - lower right corner. No. 47905.