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Edison General Electric Works Photograph Album, 1892

Creator:
Edison General Electric Works Schenectady (N.Y.)
Publisher:
Butler, William H
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 box (1 item)
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Photograph albums
Place:
Schenectady (N.Y.)
Date:
1892
1890-1900
19th century
Notes:
Electrical product manufacturing company, established by Thomas A. Edison in Schenectady in 1886, consolidating all of Edison's electrical and power machinery interests.
Summary:
An album entitled "With Edison in Schenectady". It contains captioned photographs of subjects such as building exteriors and interiors, staff members, the power station, generators, close-ups of machines, and scenes of the factory floor. It was compiled and published by William H. Butler.
Cite as:
Edison General Electric Works Photograph Album, 1892, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Factories
Electrical manufacturing
Electricity
Local number:
1985.0463 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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