The Edison Talking Doll
The Birthplace takes pride in the many rare Edison artifacts displayed in the museum. As part of our ongoing preservation efforts, the Edison Talking Doll has a newly sewn dress that properly represents the era of her creation. The dress and additional work to restore her appearance were completed thanks to Birthplace employee Melissa Weber Vartorella. 

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Featuring a different employee every month. For April, meet Melissa!
You can find past staff members on our website.
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