[MBSB52192], Interview, Thomas Alva Edison, April 27th, 1882

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Abstract

In small part toward the end of this lengthy article, TAE mentions that his work prior to arriving in NYC averaged 20 hrs per day, Sundays and holidays (second to last Column) Asked, What do you usually take when you are warn out with work, he answers “A glass of water or a glass of milk,” mentions preference for apple pie, then, almost on cue, “looking up eagerly at Mrs. Edison, who at this moment entered smilingly with their pretty little daughter. Edison’s eager glance seemed to ask, “Is their any pie, my love?” But her pleasant shake of the head and irresponsive blank look gave the doleful reply, “None.”

Date

1882-04-27

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

MBSB52192

Folder Set

MBSB5

Title

[MBSB52192], Interview, Thomas Alva Edison, April 27th, 1882

Microfilm ID

95:191

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University

Timestamp

April 27, 1882

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