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1Title:  Willis Franklyn Ward Papers, 1941-1955 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  64.167.527 
 Creator:  Ward, Willis F. (Willis Franklyn), 1912-1983 
 Abstract:  Willis Franklyn Ward served as a supervisor of racial integration at Ford Motor Company in the 1930s and later became an assistant United States attorney and Wayne County judge. His papers include correspondence concerning discrimination at Ford Motor Company and requests for release from the military during World War II. 
 Subjects:  Ward, Willis F. (Willis Franklyn), 1912-1983 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Ford Motor Company | University of Michigan | Ford Motor Company--Employees | African American automobile industry workers | Military discharge 
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2Title:  Joseph C. Beh, Sr. papers, 1915-1928 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  147 
 Creator:  Beh, Joseph C., Sr., 1889-1975. 
 Abstract:  John C. Beh Sr. became an employee of the Ford Motor Company in 1915. These papers mostly include employee lists for engineering and power plant related departments and other miscellaneous documents relating to his employment. 
 Subjects:  Beh, Joseph C., Sr., 1889-1975. | Allison, Fred. | Perry, William, 1853-1940. | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant. | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant. | Ford Motor Company. Electrical Power Department. | Automobile industry and trade | Power-plants--Michigan. | Automobile engineers | African American automobile industry workers | World War, 1914-1918 | Photographs. | Group portraits. 
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3Title:  Collected Research Papers subgroup, 1935-1976 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  SE005 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Collected research papers subgroup is a set of research papers that cover a wide range of subjects. The papers came from a variety of sources, including students, graduate students, and people writing family reminiscences. Subgroup includes accessions 168, 423, 819, 858, 866, 872, 997, 1129, 1164, 1216, and 1417. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Mayo, William Benson, 1866-1944 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938 | Ford Motor Company. Archives | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant | Ford Motor Company. Airplane Division | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Henry Ford Hospital | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Automobile industry and trade | African American automobile industry workers | Industry and education | Lumbering | Pacifism 
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4Title:  Photographic Vertical File series, 1860-1980 (bulk 1890-1955) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1660 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Photographic vertical file series is an assembled collection of photographs from a variety of sources. The series contains both original photographs and copy photographs, covering a wide range of topics. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford, Eleanor, 1896- | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Ford family | Bryant family | Litogot family. | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. | Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 | Disney, Walt, 1901-1966. | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Firestone family | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant. | Ford Motor Company -- Employees. | Ford Motor Company -- Executives. | Ford Motor Company -- Buildings. | Ford Village Industries. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Fleet. | Henry Ford Hospital | Henry Ford Trade School | Henry Ford (Organization) | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Automobile racing drivers | Assembly-line methods | Automobile factories | Automobiles, Racing | Endurance races. | Ford automobile | Lincoln automobile | Mercury automobile | Rubber industry and trade | Tractors | Trucks | Industrialists | Camping | Celebrities | Power-plants | Aircraft industry | Airplanes | Advertising | Peace movement -- United States. | Vehicles, Mililtary. | Women automobile industry workers | African American automobile industry workers | World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1939-1945 | Ford Airport (Dearborn, Mich.) | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Peace Ship. | Photographs | Group portraits | Vertical files 
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5Title:  General Photographs series, 1913-1954 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  833 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company photographers recorded the company’s manufacturing work and contributions to innovation around the nation and world. This series contains photographic prints and negatives created by the company’s first photographic department. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford family | Kahlo, Frida, 1907- | Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 | Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant. | Ford Motor Company. Marine operations. | Ford Motor Company--Buildings. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Motor Company--Executives. | Henry Ford (Organization) | Ford Village Industries. | Henry Ford Trade School. | Dearborn Inn (Dearborn, Mich.) | Detroit Institute of Arts | Ford Fleet. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford Hospital. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Assembly line methods | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Automobile factories | Automobile dealers | Aircraft industry | Factories--Design and construction | Aircraft industry | Airplanes | Buses | Ford automobile | Lincoln automobile | Mercury automobile | Cargo ships | Industry and education | Industrial buildings | Photographers | Power-plants | Radio--History | Rubber industry and trade | Service stations | Soybean products | Tractors | Trucks | Vehicles, Military | Women automobile industry workers | African American automobile industry workers | Photographs. | Photographic prints | Portraits. | Group portraits. | Negatives (Photographic) 
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6Title:  Records Moved to Engineering Laboratory in 1919 series, 1911-1927 and the Non-Automotive Interests and Activities Records series, 1916-1929 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  62 
 Creator:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 
 Abstract:  Accession 62 spans multiple series and contains records concerning the non-business interests of Henry Ford. The Records Moved to the Engineering Laboratory in 1919 series consists of general correspondence from the Office of Henry Ford about his personal interests and the Non-automotive Interests and Activities records series focuses on Ford's run for president and his land in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Anderson, Gary S. | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Campsall, Frank Charles, 1884-1946 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Employees | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Homes and haunts | Greer, Robert L. | Leibold, Ernest Gustav, 1884-1956 | Plantiff, Gaston, 1874-1934 | Dearborn Publishing Company | Ford Village Industries | Dearborn Realty and Construction Company | Ford Hawaiians | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Executives | Ford Motor Company--Finance | Ford Motor Company. Office of Henry Ford | Ford Motor Company--Trials, litigation, etc. | Ford Motor Company--Presidents | Hamilton and Rossville Hydraulic Company | Henry Ford & Son, Inc. | Henry Ford & Son, Ltd. | Henry Ford Hospital | Sialia (Ship) | United States Navy--Boats | Sialia II (Ship) | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Valley Farm, Inc. | Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) | Neutral Conference for Continuous Meditation (1916) | Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926 | Tennessee River Improvement Association | African American automobile industry workers | African American soldiers | Anti-Jewish propaganda | Anti-Semitism | Automobile dealers | Automobile industry and trade | Buildings--Michigan--Dearborn | Ford automobile | Five dollar day | Industrialists--Michigan--Dearborn | Eagle boats | Ford tractors | Jews | Profit-sharing | Peace Ship | Shipbuilding | Shipyards | Tractor industry | Trials (Libel) | Tractors | World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, American | Buildings--Florida--Fort Myers | Aircraft industry--Michigan | Airports--Michigan | Air mail service--United States | Business and politics | Economic development projects | Hydroelectric power plants--Alabama--Muscle Shoals | Nitrates | Presidential candidates | Water resources development--Tennessee River Valley | Dearborn (Mich.) | Ford Airport (Dearborn, Mich.) | Muscle Shoals (Ala.) | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Ciphers | Clippings | Contracts | Financial records | Maps | Photographs 
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