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Name Edison, Mina Miller

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Property Record of 28 Miller Park -

Property Record of 28 Miller Park - Lot 15 - 1871 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Jacob Miller, Canton, Ohio; Mrs. Kate P. Bruch, Canton, Ohio; and Lewis Miller, Akron, Ohio/ 15 years from 15 July 1871/ Term rent $100.00/ Note: The first few leases granted were for 15 year terms/ By 1873 all were being written for 99 years and the short term ones were replaced gratuitously 1882 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly Lease: Lewis Miller, Akron, Ohio/ Note: Lewis Miller was President of Chautauqua from 1874 until his death in 1899 1893 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mary Valinda (Mrs. Lewis) Miller, Akron, Ohio - Lot 17 - 1873 Chautauq

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Mina Miller Edison -

Mina Miller Edison File includes: News Articles Obituary Mrs. Edison's Wednesday Night Hymn Sing, 1990 The Maid of Chautauqua, 1885-1899 John D. Venable, "Mina Miller Edison: A Brief Biography" The Third Annual Mrs. Edison's Wednesday Night Hymn Sing Letters Postcard, 1927 Book--Thoughts: Favorite Quotations of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Edison, 1944 Article - Oak Park Hill Estate (Akron Life and Leisure Magazine, 2010)

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Saga of the Taney Rainbow Trails Part Five, Colorful Horizons, Chapter 6 The Maid of Chautauqua, 1885-1899 -

Dorothy Palmer Mallory Saga of the Taney Rainbow Trails Part Five, Colorful Horizons, Chapter 6 The Maid of Chautauqua, 1885-1899

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Silver Loving Cup. 1936. Silver trophy presented in 1936 by Mina M. Edison Hughes to the Chautauqua Bird and Tree Club. The cup was then awarded annually from 1937 to 1950 to the district that showed the greatest improvement in beautifying its properties. Marked on front: Presented/By/Mina M. Edison Hughes/To/The Chautauqua Bird And Tree Club/1936 Marked on back: [List of winners 1937-1950]

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Japanese Shoji Screen. c. 1900? Canvas in wooden frame. The two screens are painted with motifs of swallows, flowers and grapes. An additional third screen is missing. The artifact was formerly housed in the so-called "Green House" adjacent to Chautauqua Golf Course. Local legend holds that the sreen was once owned by Mina Miller Edison.

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A rocking chair belonging to Thomas Edison given to Carl DuVall after Edison's death. The chair was originally given to Minnie Youngson, who was DuVall's sister-in-law, by Mrs. Edison after Thomas's death in 1931. The chair is wooden with a small piece of paper glued to the back. Date and location of the creation of the chair is unknown.

Saga of the Taney Rainbow Trails - Mallory, Dorothy Palmer

Family History Chapter concerning the courtship of Mina Miller and Thomas Edison.

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Mina Miller Edison -

Mina Miller Edison. c.1940. B&W Print Photo, 5"x7", showing Mina Miller Edison sitting in a chair. She is holding a book in her hands.

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Chautauqua at the Roosevelt House - Unknown

Chautauqua at the Roosevelt House. 1925. B&W print photo, 5 x 7 1/2" showing Dr. Bestor with Mrs. Percy V. Pennybacker, Mrs. John Henry Hammond, Mrs. Thomas Edison, and Mrs. W.W. Nichols. The Chautauqua group is standing on steps of the Roosevelt House in New York, in connection with function given in honor of Chautauqua Women's Club by Mrs. John Henry Hammond and Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock. January 22, 1925. Notation on back: In New York-Roosevelt House. Dr. Bestor. Mrs. Edison. Mrs. Pennybacker. Mrs. Nichols. Mrs. John Henry Hammond.

Image of Mina & Addie Mae - Unknown

Mina & Addie Mae - Unknown

Mina & Addie Mae. 1929. B&W print photo, 7½ x 10" showing Mina Miller Edison (left) with Addie Mae Smith-Wilkes in the garden behind Smith-Wilkes Hall. Cooks Cottage is visible in the background. Notation on back: Mrs. Edison. Mrs. Smith-Wilkes. c. 1924 (Bldng built) Smith-Wilkes Hall. Home of the Bird, Tree & Garden Club. Smith-Wilkes Garden.

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Addie Mae & Miller Family - Unknown

Addie Mae & Miller Family. 1929. B&W print photo, 7½ x 10" showing Addie Mae Smith-Wilkes and the Miller Family posing at the pond in the garden behind Smith-Wilkes Hall. Left to right: Mina Miller Edison, Addie Mae Smith-Wilkes, Mrs. Lewis A. Miller (Mary Valinda Miller,) Milton Miller, Lewis Miller, and Mrs. Robert A. Miller (Louise Igo Miller). Mrs. Robert A. Miller co-founded the Bird, Tree & Garden Club with Henrietta Ord Jones in 1913. Mrs. Robert A. Miller also served as Bird, Tree & Garden Club President from 1913-1923 and 1929-1931.

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Addie Mae & Miller Family - Unknown

Addie Mae & Miller Family. 1929. B&W print photo, 7½ x 10" showing Addie Mae Smith-Wilkes and the Miller Family posing at the pond in the garden behind Smith-Wilkes Hall. Left to right: Mina Miller Edison, Addie Mae Smith-Wilkes, Mrs. Lewis A. Miller, Milton Miller, Lewis Miller, and Mrs. Robert A. Miller (Louise Igo Miller). Mrs. Robert A. Miller co-founded the Bird, Tree & Garden Club with Henrietta Ord Jones in 1913. Mrs. Robert A. Miller also served as Bird, Tree & Garden Club President from 1913-1923 and 1929-1931.

Image of Mrs. Edison outside Norton Hall - Wagner, Harold

Mrs. Edison outside Norton Hall - Wagner, Harold

Mrs. Edison outside Norton Hall. 1929/07/19. B&W print photo, 5 x 7" showing Mina Miller Edison escorted out of Norton Hall by Henry Ford. They are accompanied by Arthur Bestor, Albert Stoessel, Alfred Valenti, and Horatio Connell, among a large crowd. Notation on back: Henry Ford and Mrs. Thomas Edison leaving Norton Memorial Hall at Chautauqua NY after hearing orchestra play Converse's "Flivver Ten Million"/ Albert Stoessel, Horation Connel & Arthur Bestor also in picture/ July 19 1929

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Anniversary Event - Unknown

Anniversary Event. 1929. B&W print photo, 4¼ x 6", mounted on black matting, showing Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford seated to the left of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edison. Behind them stands a group of people, including Nancy Miller [Arnn], and Adolf Ochs. All were present at Chautauqua for the 100th birthday of Lewis Miller and the 50th anniversary of the light bulb. Notation on back: 1929/ Mrs Henry Ford, Henry Ford, Thomas A. Edison, Mrs Thomas Edison (Mina Miller), Adolph Ochs/ Miller Garden/ 100th Anniversery [sic] of Lewis Miller and 50th Anniv. of the electric light bulb

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Anniversary Event - Unknown

Anniversary Event. 1929. B&W print photo, 4¾ x 7", mounted on black matting, showing Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford seated to the left of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edison. Behind them stands a group of people, including Nancy Miller [Arnn], and Adolf Ochs. All were present at Chautauqua for the 100th birthday of Lewis Miller and the 50th anniversary of the light bulb. Notation on back: Ford/ Edison/ Mrs Edison/ Adolph Ochs/ Firestone? sent telegram saying that illness prevented his coming for the 100th anniversary of Lewis Miller & the 50th anniversary of the electric light

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Pool Dedication - Unknown

Pool Dedication. 1929/08/??. B&W print photo, 8 x 10" showing Mrs. Mina Miller Edison and Mrs. Smith-Wilkes standing next to the recently dedicated pool in the Smith-Wilkes garden, behind the Hall of the same name. Three other Miller family members appear in the background. Notation on back: Mrs. Edison/ Mrs. Smith Wilkes/ Behind Smith Wilkes Hall

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Anniversary Event - Unknown

Anniversary Event. 1929. B&W print photo, 8 x 10", showing Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edison in the middle of the group with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford seated to their left. Behind them stands a group of people, including Nancy Miller [Arnn], and Adolf Ochs. Arthur E. Bestor stands in the second standing row, first on the left. All were present at Chautauqua for the 100th birthday of Lewis Miller and the 50th anniversary of the light bulb. Notation on back: Front Row-left-right---Mrs. Henry Ford, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Mrs. Thomas Edison (Mina Miller) Adolph Ochs (standing) in the Miller Garden.

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Dignitaries - Siegfried, Willene

Dignitaries. c. 1938?. B&W print photo, 6 x 8", showing a group of "Chautauqua Dignitaries" posing on an unidentified balcony [most likely not the Women's Club and unclear if facing the lake shore]. Figures are identified on reverse. Notation on back: Walter Roberts/ Mr Paul Sample/ Alburn Skinner/ Mr Norton/ Mr Hubbard/ Mr Hazlett Mr Gerwig/ Mr Bestor/ ------------- Mrs Wensly/ Mrs Edison/ Mrs Bellinger/ Mrs Campbell/ Please Give Credit to: William I. Siegfried Chautauqua News Photos

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Mina Miller -

Mina Miller. 1930/07/??. B&W print photo, 5"x7" showing Mina Miller Edison at the Amphitheater podium. She is intoducing Edward Howard Griggs, the lecturer on American civic citizenship for the week of 28 July to 1 August. The photograph features a dodged marking by the creator -- "F". Notation on back: Property of Margaret Miller Newman/ Amphitheater/ Mrs. Thomas A. Edison at Podium/ (Mina Miller)

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Dignitaries - Siegfried, WIlliam

Dignitaries. c. 1938?. B&W print photo, 6 x 8", showing a group of "Chautauqua Dignitaries" standing or seated in an unidentified cottage. Patio doors appear on two adjacent sides of the cottage. Notation on back: Mrs. Bellinger/ Dr. Bestor/ Alburn Skinner/ Percy Hubbard/ Seated Mrs. Edison, Mrs. Hubbard Please Give Credit to: William I. Siegfried Chautauqua News Photos