This folder contains correspondence and other documents from 1931, along with undated items that were probably generated in 1931. The selected documents consist primarily of letters of condolence from friends, acquaintances, former employees, and admirers of Edison that were sent to his widow after his death on October 18. Earlier documents include telegrams to U.S. Sens. Hamilton F. Kean and Dwight W. Morrow, U.S. Rep. Charles A. Wolverton, and other members of the New Jersey congressional delegation urging them to support the establishment of the Tropical Everglades National Park. There is also correspondence with Ronald Halgrim of the Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce regarding the dedication of the Thomas A. Edison Bridge. Other correspondents include Arthur E. Bestor of the Chautauqua Institution, author Ramon ("Uncle Ray") Coffman, boyhood friend Fred A. Fish, author and performing artist Gay MacLaren, and longtime Edison associate Albert F. Wurth. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.