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    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Materials For Loan

Cover of the Invention Factory DVD available for loan.

Cover of the Invention Factory DVD available for loan.

NPS Photo

Video/DVDs

The Great Train Robbery: A silent film produced by Thomas Edison in 1903. (Video format only)

The Invention Factory: An 18-minute orientation film about Thomas Edison and his accomplishments.(Video, DVD and DVD with open captions)

The only cost is returning the videos.

To reserve a video/dvd for your classroom, contact the Traveling Trunk Coordinator or call 973-736-0550 ext. 25.

Did You Know?

Building 11 reconstructed in the laboratory courtyard.

Thomas Edison National Historical Park has one of the most traveled buildings in the Park Service. Building #11 was shipped to the Henry Ford museum in Dearborn, MI in 1940 at the request of Henry Ford. No longer needed, it was shipped back to the park in 2003. - In all, it traveled 1200 miles.