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1Title:  Ford Farms, Pequaming and Fair Lane records series, 1914-1935 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  93 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Office of Henry Ford. 
 Abstract:  In addition to the Dearborn, Michigan, Fair Lane Estate, Henry and Clara Ford owned properties for personal and business-related purposes in other locations within Michigan. The series is comprised of architectural drawings and photographs illustrating the town of Pequaming, Michigan; the Fair Lane entrance gates and lodge; and Ford Farms in Dearborn, Michigan. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Office of Henry Ford. | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Homes and haunts. | Henry Ford Farms. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | LaRue, D. W. | Willeke, Leonard Bernard, 1884-1970 | Zahnow, C. A. | Historic buildings | Lumbering--Michigan | Sawmills--Michigan. | Gates--Michigan. | Dearborn (Mich.) | Pequaming (Mich.) | Architectural drawings | Maps | Photographs | Photographic prints 
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2Title:  Thomas A. Edison collection, 1860-1980 (bulk 1860-1950) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1630 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center. 
 Abstract:  Thomas A. Edison was a great American inventor, applying for 1,093 patents during his lifetime. The collection includes correspondence, drawings, notes, financial records, artifacts, photographs and negatives concerning his work, family, associates and relationship with Henry Ford. 
 Subjects:  Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Edison family | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Jehl, Francis, 1860-1941 | Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928 | Edison Pioneers | Henry Ford (Organization) | Menlo Park Laboratory | Light’s Golden Jubilee (1929) | Electric engineers | Historic buildings | Inventors--United States | Inventions | Incandescent lamps | Sound recording industry | Correspondence | Financial records | Maps | Negatives | Patents | Photographs | Photograph albums | Scrapbooks | Sketches | Technical drawings 
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