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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.

Early Edison Cylinders Visit Northeast Document Conservation Center

April 23, 2014 Posted by: Bruce Spadaccini, Museum Technician

Recently, Jerry Fabris, curator of sound recordings here at TENHP, visited Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, Massachusetts where some of the earliest examples of recorded sounded were digitized.

 

Did You Know?

A set of storage batteries used as display models for the Edison Company.

Did you know that Thomas Edison worked on electric car batteries in the early 1900s? He thought it would be the car of the future. His wife's favorite car to drive was a Detroit Electric. Today, Thomas Edison National Historical Park has three electric cars dating from 1908 to 1914.