Thomas Edison (Emily McMahon)

The Lightbulb

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison was born on February 11 , 1847. He was an american inventor and business man. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and long lasting plastic light bulb.

The lightbulb

Thomas Edison and his crew of researchers designs over 3,000 light bulbs between 1878 and 1800. The success of his light bulbs over took the world and has a very big impact on our lives today. The original price was $23.00 which equals a $1.00 today