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1Title:  Stella G. Slonina Photograph Album, 1933-1949 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2013.59 
 Creator:  Slonina, Stella G., 1917-2005 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a single photograph album compiled by Stella G. Slonina. The album contains black-and-white and hand-colored photographic prints, and include images of Slonina's family and friends; trips and vacations; home exteriors and interiors (her home and friends' homes); weddings and other formal occasions; family activities, and clothing styles. Notably, the trips and vacations include travel to New York and the 1939 New York World's Fair. 
 Subjects:  Photographs | Photograph albums | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) 
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2Title:  Exhibitions and World's Fair collection, 1848-1986 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  Assembled 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center. 
 Abstract:  The Exhibitions and World's Fairs Collection consists of a variety of ephemeral materials related to expositions and exhibitions. 
 Subjects:  Exhibitions--20th century. | Tourism | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) | Texas Centennial (1936 : Dallas, Tex.) | California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.) | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | New York World's Fair (1964-1965) | Advertisements | Brochures | Certificates | Circulars | Clippings | Announcements | Guidebooks | Invitations | Maps | Menus | Periodicals | Programs (documents) | Booklets | Souvenirs | Stamps | Stationery | Tickets | Admission tickets 
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3Title:  Fred Lee Black records series, 1929-1948 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  56 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. 
 Abstract:  Fred Lee Black began his career with Ford Motor Company in 1918 and served in a number of positions before leaving the company in 1942. The bulk of the material in this series comes from the period that Black was in charge of Ford displays for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. 
 Subjects:  Black, Fred L., 1891-1971. | Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 | Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | Advertising--Automobiles | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibit booths | Exhibition buildings | Exhibitions--United States. | First day covers (Philately) | Ford Motor Company Strike, Dearborn, Michigan, 1941. | World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies | Dearborn (Mich.) | New York (N.Y.) | Business records | Photographs. 
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4Title:  Audio Speeches series, 1938-1943 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1689 
 Creator:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. 
 Abstract:  The series consists of recordings of speeches made by Edsel B. Ford during the period 1938-1943, and include speeches made at the 1940 New York World’s Fair, and the Willow Run (Mich.) bomber plant. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford Motor Company--Presidents. | Ford Motor Company --Management. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant. | Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) | United States. Navy Dept. | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | Automobile driver education | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibitions--United States. | Radio programs | Used cars | World War, 1939-1945 | Ford Sunday Evening Hour (Radio program) | Compact discs. | Sound recordings. | Speeches. 
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5Title:  Clarence W. Olmstead records series, 1915-1954 (bulk 1936-1940) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  554 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  The Clarence W. Olmstead records series contains attendance figures, budgets, contracts, correspondence, departmental communications, exhibit specifications, lectures, newspaper clippings, negatives, photographs, press releases publications, reports, speeches, and other records documenting the planning, implementation, and final analysis of Ford Motor Company exhibits at international, national, regional, and local events in the 1930s and 1940s. 
 Subjects:  Black, Fred L., 1891-1971. | Cameron, William John, 1879-1955 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Olmstead, Clarence W. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.) | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) | Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) | Great Lakes Exposition (1936-1937 : Cleveland, Ohio) | Mid-America Exposition (1946 : Cleveland, Ohio) | Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.) | Texas Centennial (1936 : Dallas, Tex.) | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | Advertising--Automobiles | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibit booths | Exhibition buildings | Exhibitions--United States. | Roads | Press releases | Clippings | Negatives | Photographs | Speeches 
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6Title:  A. M. Wibel Office papers subseries, 1903-1943 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  390 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Purchasing Department. 
 Abstract:  A. M. Wibel served in many roles at Ford Motor Company, including head of the Purchasing Department. The A. M. Wibel Office papers contain a variety of materials including correspondence, cost analyses, leases, product comparisons, purchase orders, specification blueprints, strike data, credit reports, wage reports, labor agreements, and publicity event documents. 
 Subjects:  Wibel, A. M. (Albert M.), 1886-1965 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1965 | Ford Motor Company. Purchasing Department. | Autostroy | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 -Chicago, Ill) | Ford Motor Company--Purchasing | Companhia Ford Industrial do Brasil | Ford Motor Company ltd. | Ford Motor Company of Canada | Henry Ford Hospital | Henry Ford Trade School | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | Universal Credit Company of America | Universal Credit Corporation | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry and trade--Costs | Automobile industry and trade--England--Dagenhan | Automobile industry executive--Salaries, etc. | Automobiles--Bodies | Automobiles--Purchasing | B-24 bomber | Bombers | Branches (Business enterprises) | Costs, Industrial | Ford automobile | Glass manufacture | Industrial relations | Industrial procurement | Labor costs | Plantations--Amazon River Region | Rubber industry and trade--United States | Rubber industry and trade--Brazil | Steel | Strikes and lockouts--Automobile industry | Tire industry | Tires--Purchasing | Wages--Accounting | World War, 1939-1945 | Blueprint (reprographic copies) | Photographs | Scrapbooks 
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7Title:  World's Fair photographs series, 1933-1964 (bulk 1933-1940) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  232 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photograpic Department. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company was a leading exhibitor in world fairs and other expositions held in America between 1934 and the early 1960s. This collection, consisting of 8x10 black and white photographic prints, documents various aspects of Ford's involvement including buildings, exhibits, displays, employees, celebrities and special events. 
 Subjects:  Exhibitions--20th century. | Exhibition buildings | Exhibit booths | Rotundas | Public relations--Automobile trade | Automobile industry workers | Lincoln-Zephyr automobile. | Ford automobile | Mercury automobile | Families--United States. | Tourism | Automobile industry and trade--By-products. | Celebrities | Automobile dealers | Soybean products | Roads | Automobile driver education | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Disney, Walt, 1901-1966. | Ford Motor Company--Exhibitions. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford (Organization) | Henry Ford Trade School. | Ford Village Industries. | WED Enterprises, Inc. | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) | Texas Centennial (1936 : Dallas, Tex.) | California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.) | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | New York World's Fair (1964-1965) | Photographs. | Portraits. | Group portraits. | Aerial views. 
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