Young Henry Ford

Young Henry Ford

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Young Henry Ford is a visual and textual presentation of the first forty years of Henry Forda€”an American farm boy who became one of the greatest manufacturers of modern times and profoundly impacted the habits of American life. In Young Henry Ford, Sidney Olson dispels some of the myths attached to this automobile legend, going beyond the Henry Ford of mass production and the five-dollar day, and offers a more intimate understanding of Henry Ford and the time he lived in. Through hundreds of restored photographs, including some of Ford's own taken with his first camera, Young Henry Ford revisits an America now gonea€”of long days on the farm, travel by horse and buggy, and one-room schoolhouses. Some of the rare illustrations include the first picture of Henry Ford, photos from Edsel's childhood, snapshots of the interior and exterior of the Ford homestead, Clara and Henry's wedding invitation, and photos of the early stages of the first automobile.No doubt dissatisfied with the fence as a background in previous pictures, Henry hung one of Claraa#39;s sheets on it, and ... be a bank vicepresident or rising notch by notch in the civil servicea€”this was Henry Ford as he began to go down twentyanbsp;...

Title:Young Henry Ford
Author:Sidney Olson
Publisher:Wayne State University Press - 2015-09-01


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