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1Title:  C.E. Wagner papers, 1901-1941 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1481 
 Creator:  Wagner, C. E. 
 Abstract:  Photographs and miscellaneous papers of Ford Motor Company and S.S. Kresge Company photographer. 
 Subjects:  Wagner, C. E. (Chester Earle) | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department | Photographers | Correspondence | Financial records | Glass Negatives | Photographs | Negatives (photographic) 
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2Title:  Photographs for Ford News Bureau album series, circa 1946-1948 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1505 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  The series contains an album containing striking photographic images depicting Ford Motor Company plants, Ford employees, and the process of producing automobiles and trucks. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Motor Company. Marine operations | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Benson Ford (Ship) | Ford Fleet | Assembly-line methods | Automobile factories | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Ford automobile | Cargo ships | Industrial designers | Shipping | Photograph albums | Photographs | Aerial views 
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3Title:  Ford Rotunda Lantern Slides series, 1948-1962 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  74.300.1182 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department 
 Abstract:  The Ford Rotunda was used for many purposes, including exhibit space and office space, from 1934 until it was destroyed by a fire in 1962. The Ford Rotunda Lantern Slides series contains glass lantern slides documenting Ford Motor Company's activities at the Rotunda building. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1917-1987. | Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979. | Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 | Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, 1909- | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. | Ford Motor Company--Buildings. | Ford Motor Company--Tours. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company--Exhibitions. | Century 21 Exposition (1962: Seattle, Wash.) | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934: Chicago, Ill.) | Exhibition buildings | Exhibit booths | Automobile industry and trade | Rotundas | Tourism | Horticultural exhibitions | Celebrities | Dearborn (Mich.)--Buildings. | Lantern slides 
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4Title:  Photographic Library (Earle Hager) records series, 1938-1971 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1685 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photograpic Department. 
 Abstract:  Earle Harger was a librarian for the Ford Motor Company. The series contains research files on Ford Motor Company history, reports on practices of other large photographic libraries and printed and published material about the company. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Harger, Earle, 1905-1976 | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant. | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company--By-products | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford Hospital | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Automobile industry and trade | Ford automobile | Assembly-line methods | Automobile racing | Automobiles--Design and construction | Agriculture--Research | Coal mines and mining | Waste products | Lincoln automobile | Rubber industry and trade | Special libraries | World War, 1939-1945 | Annual Reports | Chronologies | Photographs | Posters | Publications 
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5Title:  Northern Michigan Operations photographs series, 1920-1951 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  270 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  In the 1920s Ford Motor Company constructed what was at the time the worlds largest sawmill complex in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Iron Mountain plant supplied automobile body parts and wood patterns for the production of aircraft, ships, railroad cars, and mining trams. The photographs in this series serve to visually document Ford Motor Company production methods, as well as sawmill production, lumber manufacturing, and logging camp life. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. | Ford Motor Company--Buildings. | Assembly-line methods | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Automobile factories | Industrial buildings | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Iron mines and mining--Michigan | Iron Industry | Logging--Michigan. | Lumbering--Michigan | Lumber camps | Lumbermen | Power-plants | Sawmills--Michigan. | Station wagons | Woodies (Automobiles) | Wood in automobiles | Gliders (Aeronautics) | Aircraft industry | Chemical plants--Michigan. | Charcoal | World War, 1939-1945 | Waste products | Shipping--Michigan. | Big Bay (Mich.) | Iron Mountain (Mich.) | Pequaming (Mich.) | Sidnaw (Mich.) | Upper Peninsula (Mich.) | Photograph albums. | Photographs. | Photographic prints | Maps. | Negatives. 
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6Title:  Renovated Assembly Plants photographs series, 1920-1951 (bulk 1930-1950) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  696 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  The Renovated Assembly Plants photographs series is comprised of photographs of Ford Motor Company automotive plants in operation, assembly lines, and plant alterations. 
 Subjects:  Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921- | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. | Briggs Motor Bodies Inc. | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Assembly-line methods | Automobile factories--California--Los Angeles | Automobile factories--California--Richmond | Automobile factories--Illinois--Chicago | Automobile factories--Kentucky--Louisville | Automobile factories--Missouri--Kansas City | Automobile factories--Missouri--St. Louis | Automobile factories--New Jersey--Metuchen | Automobile factories--New Jersey--Edgewater | Automobile factories--Egypt--Alexandria | Automobile factories--Greece--Athens | Automobile factories--Netherlands--Amsterdam | Automobile factories--Belgium--Antwerp | Automobile factories--Argentina | Automobile factories--Asnieres (France) | Automobile factories--Spain--Barcelona | Automobile factories--Italy--Bologna | Automobile factories--Romania--Bucharest | Automobile factories--Germany--Cologne | Automobile factories--Denmark--Copenhagen | Automobile factories--Ireland--Cork | Automobile factories--England--Dagenham (London) | Automobile factories--Finland--Helsinki | Automobile factories--Portugal--Lisbon | Automobile factories--Sweden--Stockholm | Automobile factories--France--Strasbourg | Factories--Design and construction | Industrial buildings | Ford Motor Company--Buildings | Briggs Motor Bodies Inc.--Buildings | Photographs | Photograph albums 
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7Title:  New York World's Fair (1939-1940) photograph albums, 1939-1940 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1892 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Engineering Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  The collection contains photographs of celebrities, politicians, scientists, explorers, and dignitaries from around the world at the New York's World Fair in 1939 and 1940. Ford Motor Company displayed products at many exhibitions from 1904 to the 1960s. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992 | Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968 | Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 | Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938 | Grant, Cary, 1904-1986 | Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 | Henie, Sonja, 1912-1969 | Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 | La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 | Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979 | Rodgers, Roy | Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 | Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944 | Smith, Kate, 1907-1986 | Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973 | Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981 | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department | New York World’s Fair (1939-1940) | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibitions--20th century | Celebrities | Tourism | Ford Motor Company--Exhibitions | Ford Motor Company--Executives | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Photographs | Photograph albums | Portraits 
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8Title:  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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9Title:  Plant Engineering Construction Photographs series, 1913-1953 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  721 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  This series contains photographs taken by Ford Motor Company photographers to document the growth of the company around the country. It mainly includes construction photographs of factories, railroad stations, and Dearborn, Michigan buildings. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department. | Ford Motor Company. Plant Engineering Department. | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant. | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant (Dearborn, Mich). | Lincoln Motor Company (Detroit, Mich) | Dearborn Country Club | Dearborn Inn (Dearborn Mich.) | Detroit, Toledo, and Ironton Railroad | Henry Ford (Organization) | Ford Village Industries | Stout Metal Airplane Company | World’s Fair (1934-1935: Chicago, Ill.) | New York World’s Fair (1939-1940) | Aircraft industry | Airports | Automobile dealers | Automobile factories--California | Automobile factories--Colorado | Automobile factories--Florida | Automobile factories--Georgia | Automobile factories--Illinois | Automobile factories--Kentucky | Automobile factories--Michigan | Automobile factories--Minnesota | Automobile factories--Missouri | Automobile factories--Nebraska | Automobile factories--New Jersey | Automobile factories--North Carolina | Automobile factories--North Dakota | Automobile factories--Ohio | Automobile factories--Oklahoma | Automobile factories--Pennsylvania | Automobile factories--Tennessee | Automobile factories--Texas | Automobile factories--Virginia | Automobile factories--Design and construction | Automobile industry and trade | Ford Motor Company--Buildings | Industrial buildings | Service stations | Factories--Design and construction | Airport buildings | Hangars | Power-plants | Sawmills | Buildings--Michigan--Dearborn | Lincoln Motor Company (Detroit, Mich.)--Buildings | Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village--Buildings | Henry Ford (Organization). Henry Ford Museum--Buildings | Stout Metal Airplane Company--Buildings | Big Bay (Mich.)--Buildings | Ford Airport (Dearborn, Mich.) | Progress photographs | Photographs | Photographic prints | Photographic negatives 
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