The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Ships Salvage Program records subseries, 1925-1931 (2 cubic ft.), documents the purchase and the dismantling of the "199 Ships" purchased by Ford Motor Company from the U.S. Navy after World War I and the daily progress of the ships' scrapping operations. The records, arranged in rough chronological order, consist of daily correspondence of the staff in the Purchasing Department under Wibel overseeing the purchase, transport, and scrapping process of the ships. Include ...
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The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers include various documents including a letter describing Strauss' meeting and working with Henry Ford at the James Flower Brothers Brass and Iron Works; correspondence with Clara Ford regarding early associations with Henry Ford in Detroit; 1902 stock assignment from the Ford ; Malcomson Ltd.; sketch labeled "H. Ford's 1st carburetor." SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Strauss, Frederick, 1867Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 Detroit ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Wayside Inn records series includes documentation of the history of the Inn and its original owners, the Howe family; its purchase by Henry Ford in 1923; the restoration and renovation process; material relating to the Inn’s operation; diaries maintained for schools and shops; and papers relating to the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb.” SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Campsall, Frank Charles, 1884-1946. Cameron, William John, 1878-1955. Wayside ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The General Personal records series contains material related to many of Henry Ford’s nonautomotive business and personal interests. The series includes subject files, correspondence, genealogy records and research material, proclamations and awards, and scattered financial records. The material offers insight into the interests and activities of Henry Ford and his place in society in the first half of the twentieth century. A number of documents from this series were us ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains photographs, correspondence, business records, and clippings related to the company during the period 1918-1920. ARRANGEMENT The materials are arranged alphabetically by form and topic. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Comet Automobile Company Jagers, George W. Subjects Automobiles Tractors Trucks Geographic Decatur (Ill.) Genre and Form Business records Correspondence Newspaper clippings Photographs Page 4 of 5 Comet Automobile Company r ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Schlee and Brock series consists of correspondence, photographs, news clippings and printed material relating to Edward F. Schlee and William S. Brock, their aviation activities and business ventures. The majority of the records concern their attempted around the world flight in 1927. The General Aviation History series contains news clippings, photographs and other material relating to other aviators and aviation events. Included in the series is information on Edward ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection includes the grand prize winning entry; 24 runner-up entries; Author Phillip Van Doren Stern's selections; and rejected entries which were acknowledged and/or answered. SUBJECT TERMS Names Allaway, Howard G. Stern, Phillip Van Doren, 1900Popular science monthly. Subjects Contests Ford Model T automobile Page 3 of 4 Howard G. Allaway collection Accession 233 BOX AND FOLDER LISTING Box no. Description Box 1 Popular Science Magazine Model T Joke Contest letters ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection consists of records pertaining to the renovation of the Fair Lane Estate power plant. Includes proposals for funding, interim reports, final reports, 156 color 35mm slides, and 5 blueline architectural drawings of the plant. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Burley, Burt L. Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931. Ford, Henry, 1917-1987. Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) Subjects Engineering -- Study and teaching Hydroelectric power plants -- Michigan ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers consist of a circa 1919 report entitled "Ford Motor Company Medical Organization”, which includes lists of personnel and treatments, department reports, statistics, and a brief history, and also photographs of the operating room and treatment room at Ford Motor Company's Highland Park factory and group portraits of the medical staff. ARRANGEMENT Materials are arranged by subject. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Woodry, Norman L. Ford Motor Company. ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains two unpublished manuscripts: "Detroit Labor 1900-1916" and "Report on Labor 1933-1957." A microfilm copy of “Detroit Labor 1900-1916” is also included. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Heliker, George B. Subjects Ford Motor Company--Industrial relations Automobile industry and trade Labor--History Labor--Michigan--Detroit Labor unions--Automobile industry workers Genre and Form Manuscripts for publication Microfilm Page 4 of 5 George ...