This folder contains correspondence and other documents from or about employees and prospective employees. There are also letters of recommendation in support of individuals seeking employment. Most of the correspondence relates to employment requests for the West Orange laboratory. Some documents pertain to employment at Glenmont and at the various Edison companies. In addition, there are items concerning the closing of the chemical room at the laboratory and the status of its employees; and several notes from Edison authorizing wage increases for laboratory employees.
Approximately 30 percent of the documents have been selected. Most of the selected documents are either by Edison or contain a significant response from him. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.