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1Title:  Ford Motor Company design plans for Dearborn and Allen Park, 1968-1971 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1619 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Design Center. 
 Abstract:  The material is comprised of two notebooks. The first contains photographs and detailed plans for the development of 4500 acres owned by the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn and Allen Park. Included is a summary of the site with a proposed flood control channel, highway system, mass transportation system, density and building renderings. Also included is a detailed report of a master plan, which covers the general concept and major plan of each sector of the property. The second notebook contains photographs of the "People Mover," a twenty-four passenger electric powered vehicle. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Design Center. | Land use. Planning. | Regional planning. | Allen Park (Mich.) | Dearborn (Mich.) | Architectural drawings. 
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2Title:  Augustus Degener papers, 1905-1926 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  187 
 Creator:  Degener, Augustus 
 Abstract:  Augustus Degener worked with Henry Ford on the "999"racer and on steel heat-treatment processes. His papers contain notes on the early years of Ford Motor Company, architectural drawings and information concerning the fifteen millionth Model T motor. 
 Subjects:  Degener, Augustus | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Metallurgy | Ford Model T automobile | Automobiles, Racing | Architectural drawings 
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3Title:  Burt L. Burley papers, 1970-1978 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1420 
 Creator:  Kloha, A. J. 
 Abstract:  Burt L. Burly was student project director for Henry Ford Estate Fair Lane power plant renovation project that occurred in the late 1970s. The collection consists of records pertaining to the renovation. 
 Subjects:  Burley, Burt L. | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Engineering -- Study and teaching | Hydroelectric power plants -- Michigan . -- Dearborn. | Buildings -- Michigan -- Dearborn -- Repair and reconstruction. | Historic buildings -- Michigan -- Dearborn. | Landscape architecture -- Michigan -- Dearborn. | Power-plants -- Michigan -- Dearborn. | Historic sites -- Michigan -- Conservation and restoration. | Rouge, River (Mich. : River) | Slides (photographs) | Architectural drawings 
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4Title:  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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5Title:  Henry Ford Farms records, 1909-1950 (bulk 1922-1948) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  445 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  Henry Ford acquired many farms in southeastern Michigan. He rented out the farms to employees and donated the produce grown on the farms to needy families. These records include financial and other records pertaining to the farms and those who lived on them. 
 Subjects:  Dahlinger, Raymond C., 1885-1969 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford, Henry, 1893-1947 | Ford, William Clay, 1925- | GTE Automatic Electric Incorporated | Ford Motor Company | Henry Ford Farms | Automobiles--Registration and transfer | Farm management--Michigan | Housing--Michigan | Telephone | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Finance | Henry Ford Farms--Employees | Belleville (Mich.) | Cherry Hill (Mich.) | Dearborn (Mich.) | Macon (Mich.) | Architectural drawings | Financial records 
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6Title:  Leonard Willeke Collection, 1916-1982 (bulk 1916-1924) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1605 
 Creator:  Brunk, Thomas 
 Abstract:  Leonard B. Willeke was an architect who completed several commissions for Henry and Edsel Ford as well as other Ford Motor Company executives. The collection includes fire-damaged fragments of blueprints and sketches of Fair Lane as well as a guide to the records on microfilm. 
 Subjects:  Willeke, Leonard B., 1885-1970 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951 | Architects--Michigan | Architecture--Michigan | Architecture, Domestic | Architect-designed furniture | Buildings--Specifications | Ford, Henry--Homes and haunts | City planning | Industrial housing--Michigan | Historic buildings--Michigan | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Fordson (Dearborn, Mich.) | Indian Village (Detroit, Mich.) | Kanzler Residence (Detroit, Mich.) | Sorensen Residence (Detroit, Mich.) | Architectural drawings 
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