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This blog features articles and projects written by the Cultural Resources staff and interns here at Thomas Edison NHP. Unique artifacts and documents, as well as interesting projects, will be featured here.

Historic Edison Laboratory Employee of the Month--July

July 16, 2014 Posted by: Bruce Spadaccini, Museum Technician

Visitors voted all during Edison Day in June for the historic Edison employee of the month. Here we showcase one of the lesser-known employees who contributed to the success of the operations here in West Orange.

 

Historic Edison Laboratory Employee of the Month

June 10, 2014 Posted by: Bruce Spadaccini, Museum Technician

Visitors voted all during Edison Day on Saturday for the historic Edison employee of the month. Here we showcase one of the lesser-known employees who contributed to the success of the operations here in West Orange.

 

Historic Glenmont Employee of the Month

June 10, 2014 Posted by: Bruce Spadaccini, Museum Technician

Visitors voted all during Edison Day on Saturday for the historic Glenmont employee of the month. Here we showcase one of the lesser-known employees who worked in the Edisons' home.

 

Did You Know?

Laboratory Library

Henry Hudson Holly was a famous architect known for designing Victorian style houses such as the Glenmont Estate, the home of Thomas Edison. Edison was so impressed by Holly’s work that he commissioned Holly to design his personal library in the laboratory, which is located down the street from the estate. However, Edison did not like the pace at which Holly was working, and he was eventually fired.