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.
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.
Brooklyn Edison Company Edison Wonder House Records, 1936-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Electric apparatus and appliances
2011.3038 (NMAH Acc.)
Archives Center, National Museum of American History