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Want to know more about Edison?

Check out these web sites!

Edison National Historic Site (Check out the EdiFun section!)
http://www.nps.gov/edis/home.htm

Thomas A. Edison Papers
http://edison.rutgers.edu/

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
http://www.hfmgv.org


Look at these books!

Edison's Electric Light: Biography of an Invention, Robert Friedel and Paul Israel (1985)

Edison: A Life of Invention, Paul Israel (1998)

Edison and the Business of Innovation, A.J. Millard (1990)

Working at Inventing: Thomas A. Edison and the Menlo Park Experience William S. Pretzer, ed., (1989)

Thomas Alva Edison: An American Myth, Wyn Wachhorst (1981)

Especially for younger readers...

Thomas Alva Edison: Inventing the Electric Age, Gene Adair (1996)

Thomas Edison and Modern America: A Brief History with Documents, Theresa M. Collins and Lisa Gitelman (2002)


The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
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