Thomas Edison newspaper, "The Weekly Herald," page 1

Thomas Edison1862-02-03

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Weekly newspaper printed and sold by Thomas Edison at the age of 14. Edison had taken a job in the baggage car of the Grand Trunk Railroad. With free time while the train was moving, he acquired an old printing press and began publishing a weekly newspaper, for the price of eight cents per month.


  • Title: Thomas Edison newspaper, "The Weekly Herald," page 1
  • Creator: Edison, Thomas
  • Date Created: 1862-02-03
  • Location: Port Huron, Michigan
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
  • Original Language: English
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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