This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the Edison Employees Band, also known as the Edison Industries Band. Included are items pertaining to the search for a band leader during which the celebrated composer and bandmaster John Philip Sousa was consulted. There is also a list of band members and their instruments.
Approximately 80 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material consists of letters to new employees. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.