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Edison, seated. Mina stands behind resting her hand on his shoulder.

Edison with Mina, 1920s

Mina once told reporters, "My job has been always to take care of Mr. Edison." This meant taking care of the home and the children and often spending evenings alone while he was in the laboratory. She also became involved in a variety of civic works.

SI negative #87-1660

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Before Forty
Changes At Forty
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