Thomas Edison and Employees outside Menlo Park Laboratory, 1880


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

The names of "star" designers might lodge in our minds, just as the names of innovators like Thomas Edison do. But while the essential vision for a design might arise from an individual, it is typically collaboration that drives design ideas through to results. At the Menlo Park laboratory many experimenters undertook the research that made Edison's vision a reality.

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  • Title: Thomas Edison and Employees outside Menlo Park Laboratory, 1880
  • Date: 1880
  • Location: United States, New Jersey, Edison, Menlo Park
  • Subject Keywords: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931, Batchelor, Charles, 1845-1910, Edison, Thomas Alva, Jr., 1876-1935, Jehl, Francis, 1860-1941, Menlo Park Laboratory, Laboratories, Employees, Inventors, Scientists, Workers, Children, Photographic prints, Photographs, Group portraits
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: P.O.5765
  • Inventor: Thomas Edison
  • Image ID: THF114258
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.