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1Title:  Northern Michigan timber and land survey records, 1920-1953. Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1908 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Ford Division. Northern Michigan Operations. 
 Abstract:  The Northern Michigan timber and land survey records contain information on Ford-owned properties such as the market value of timber and land surveys. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Ford Division. Northern Michigan Operations. | Logging--Michigan. | Commercial real estate | Real property--Valuation | Lumbering--Michigan | Timber--Valuation. | Ledgers. | Topographical surveys. 
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2Title:  Purchasing Agents records subgroup, 1911-1953 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  SE011 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Purchasing Division 
 Abstract:  The Purchasing Agents records subgroup contains records pertaining to lumber and sawmill operations, steel purchasing, and materials testing. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Purchasing Division. | Ford Motor Company--Purchasing | Automobile industry and trade--Purchasing | Logging--Michigan | Lumbering--Michigan | Sawmills--Michigan | Industrial procurement | Steel | Materials--Testing | Colorfastness (Textiles) | Leather--Testing | Samples 
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3Title:  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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4Title:  Ford Motor Company Northern Michigan operations records, 1920-1954 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  41 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Ford Division. Northern Michigan Operations. 
 Abstract:  This collection contains records of Ford Motor Company’s land holdings in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, particularly the sale of those holdings to the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (now Michigan Technological University) in 1954. It includes newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and other records. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company | Michigan Technological University | Michigan College of Mining and Technology | Forests and forestry--Michigan | Logging--Michigan | Lumbering--Michigan | Lumbermen | Sawmills--Michigan | Timber | Schools--Michigan | Alberta (Mich.) | Iron Mountain (Mich.) | Pequaming (Mich.) | Upper Peninsula (Mich.) | Business records | Clippings (information artifacts) | Financial records | Instructional Materials | Photographs | Scrapbooks 
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5Title:  Victor J. Perini papers, 1918-1931 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  494 
 Creator:  Perini, Victor J., 1889-1941 
 Abstract:  Victor J. Perini began working for Ford Motor Company in 1910. He supervised Ford operations in locations around the world, including New York, England and Brazil. His papers consist of photographs of the different locations at which he worked. 
 Subjects:  Perini, Victor J., 1889-1941 | Compania Ford Industrial do Ford Brasil | Ford Motor Company ltd. | Airplanes--Motors | Assembly-line methods | Lumbering--Michigan | Plantations--Amazon River Region | Power plants | Rubber industry and trade--Brazil | Rubber | Rubber plants | Sawmills | Brazil | Iron Mountain (Mich.) | Green Island (New York) | Photographs | Photograph albums | Progress photographs 
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6Title:  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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