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Brooklyn Edison Wonder House Records, 1936-1937

Creator:
Brooklyn Edison Company
Donor:
Hall, Gretchen T
Physical description:
.15 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Articles
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Guidebooks
Date:
1936
1936-1937
20th century
1930-1940
Notes:
The Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Brooklyn was founded in 1887 to provide electricity to the homes and businesses of Brooklyn. They merged in 1919 with Kings County Electric Light and Power Company to form Brooklyn Edison. Brooklyn Edison merged with Consolidated Edison and other companies between 1936 and 1960.
Summary:
Articles, photographs and a guidebook to the "Edison Wonder House," a model home created by the Brooklyn Edison Company to demonstrate the wonders of electricity. The photographs depict the interior of the Wonder House and guides demonstrating electrical appliances.
Cite as:
Brooklyn Edison Company Edison Wonder House Records, 1936-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Model houses
Electric lighting
Electricity
Electric apparatus and appliances
Local number:
2011.3038 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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