This folder contains correspondence congratulating Edison on the celebration of his seventy-first birthday, along with other related documents. Included are letters from friends, business associates, children, and overseas well-wishers. The selected items pertain to a birthday message from the Ediphone Distributors' Association and a gift of flowers from the National Association of Disc Phonograph Jobbers.
Approximately 20 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material consists primarily of birthday greetings that either were unanswered or received a routine acknowledgment. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.