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Friends, families & forays : scenes from the life and times of Henry Ford

Author: Ford R Bryan
Publisher: Dearborn, Mich. : Ford Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes people and interests that colored the life of Henry Ford I. Part I encompasses Ford's encounters with famous people such as George Washington Carver, Helen Keller, Mahatma Gandhi, and others. Part 2 details the branches of the Ford family tree. Part 3 addresses Ford's mechanical pursuits including the electric car, speedboat Miss Dearborn, and robot engines. Parts 5 and 6 detail financial investments and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bryan, Ford R. (Ford Richardson).
Friends, families & forays.
Dearborn, Mich. : Ford Books, c2002
(DLC) 2002512906
(OCoLC)50530479
Named Person: Henry Ford; Henry Ford; Henry (Unternehmer Ford; Henry Ford
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ford R Bryan
ISBN: 9780814336847 0814336841
OCLC Number: 794682716
Description: 1 online resource (448 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Introduction --
Acknowledgments --
Part I. Friends and Acquaintances: Greenfield Dancing Club of 1882 --
Thomas Edison --
Harvey Firestone --
John Burroughs --
Martha Berry Sy --
George Washington Carver --
McGuffey Readers --
Mahatma Gandhi --
Henry Clausen --
Part II. Relatives: Ford Family Tree --
Ford Cemetery --
Great-grandmother Rebecca --
Great-uncle Robert --
Brother John --
Sisters Margaret and Jane --
Brother Will --
The Litogots --
Part III. Mechanical Exploits : Getting Started --
Gasoline Rail Car --
Ford-Edison Electric Car --
Excursion into Railroading --
Fordson Truck --
Ford's Amazing X-8 Vehicle --
The Speedboat Miss Dearborn --
Ford's Robot Engines --
Ford and the Metric Dilemma --
Part IV. Financial Investments: Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway --
Michigan Stump Farm --
Experience at Cape May --
Dearborn's Deep Test Well --
Dearborn Flour Mill --
Florida Rubber Plantation --
Edison Botanic Research Corporation --
Frischkorn Investment Company --
The Ford Foundation --
Part V. Humanitarian Efforts: Fordism: An Economic Philosophy --
The Sociological Department --
Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital --
Letters from the Past --
Quest for Alcohol Fuels --
Cooperative Farmers Association --
Two Camps for Boys --
Georgia Experiments --
Henry and the Disabled --
Did You Hear from Mr. Ford? --
Part VI. Luxuries: Fair Lane --
The Mangoes --
The Yacht Sialia --
The Railway Car Fair Lane --
Wayside Inn --
Botsford Tavern --
Dearborn Country Club --
Richmond Hill --
Huron Mountain Club --
Henry Ford in Sculpture --
Index.
Other Titles: Friends, families and forays
Responsibility: by Ford R. Bryan.
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An illustrated collection of essays about the various people, events, and experiments from Henry Ford's lifetime. The book delves into the nooks and crannies of Ford's multi-faceted life.  Read more...

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