This folder contains correspondence and other documents pertaining to the harmful effects of tobacco and cigarettes. Also included are items relating to Edisonâ€™s own smoking habits and his practice of chewing tobacco. Among the correspondents for 1915 are Jennie Hobson Milligan of the Anti-Cigarette League, Charles G. Pease of the Non-Smokers' Protective League, and A. C. Shepherd, chaplain of the California State Prison at San Quentin.
Approximately 1 percent of the documents have been selected, including all items written by Edison or bearing substantive marginalia by him. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.