Thomas Edison National Historical Park : Spring 2014:


Site: Thomas Edison’s Home and Laboratory in Orange, NJ

Students: Furniture, Industrial Design, Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Themes: Makers and markets; the Gilded Age, contexts and legacies of invention, labor im/migration, health and industrial work, consumers.

Books: Claudia Clark, Radium Girls: Women and Industrial Health Reform, 1910-1935; John Kasson, Amusing the Million; Susan Strasser, Satisfaction Guaranteed

Exhibition: “Transformed: Looking at the Age of Edison Through the Witness Trees of Glenmont,” ValleyArts Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ, August 28 to September 14, 2014


Student Work