This folder contains correspondence and other documents pertaining to the harmful effects of tobacco and cigarettes. Also included are items relating to Edison’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.