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1Title:  Lelia Mildred Gibson Photograph Album, 1919-1921 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2017.89 
 Creator:  Gibson, Lelia Mildred, 1891-1981 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a photograph album containing 32 pages of captioned snapshots along with several loose album pages, likely from the same album. It is assumed that Lelia Gibson took the photographs, assembled the album, and captioned the album pages. The snapshots, thought to date between 1919 and 1921, are primarily of various tourist spots along the Potomac River and in nearby areas of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Other locations include Florida, Yellowstone National Park, and Glacier National Park. The album also includes images of President Warren G. Harding's inauguration on the east portico of the U.S. Capital Building on March 4, 1921. 
 Subjects:  Photographs | Photograph albums 
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2Title:  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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3Title:  Robert Stuart Abbott papers, 1909-1982 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1636 
 Creator:  Abbott, Robert Stuart, 1885-1982. 
 Abstract:  Robert Stuart Abbott began his career with the Ford Motor Company as a salesman in 1907. He later served as both branch and district managers before acquiring his own automobile dealership. The Robert Stuart Abbott papers contain biographical and genealogical information about Abbott and his family. 
 Subjects:  Abbott, Robert Stuart, 1885-1982. | Abbott family | Automobile dealers -- Louisiana. | Photograph albums. | Photographs. | Portraits. 
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4Title:  Wason Manufacturing Company records, 1927-1929 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  85.79 
 Creator:  Wason Manufacturing Company 
 Abstract:  The Wason Manufacturing Company in Springfield, Massachusetts, one of the subsidiaries of the J. G. Brill Co. was established as the New England division for the manufacture of steel dining cars. This collection includes early press announcements for the new facility, investment and employment advertisements, clippings, and a photograph album used as a sales tool. 
 Subjects:  Wason Manufacturing Company | J.G. Brill Company | Diners (Restaurants) | Springfield (Mass.) | Photographs | Photograph albums | Menus 
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5Title:  Richmond Hill Plantation Photograph Albums, circa 1947 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  00.1334.504 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  Collection of four photograph albums which document Henry and Clara Ford's home at Richmond Hill, Georgia, and the surrounding community during the mid-1940s. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Plantations--Georgia | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Homes and haunts | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Photographs | Photograph albums 
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6Title:  New England Pie Company records, 1923-1924 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  75.121 
 Creator:  New England Pie Company 
 Abstract:  The New England Pie Company of Detroit, Michigan operated from 1902 until about 1927. The records are comprised of sample letterhead, a newspaper article, and a photograph album containing images of baking facilities and equipment, delivery vehicles, and employees. 
 Subjects:  New England Pie Company. | Bakeries--Michigan--Detroit | Business enterprises--Michigan--Detroit | Detroit (Mich.) | Photograph albums | Photographs | Photographic prints 
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7Title:  Josephine H. Dibble Murphy papers, 1907-1961 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.139 
 Creator:  Murphy, Josephine H. Dibble, 1888-1974 
 Abstract:  Papers of Josephine H. Dibble Murphy comprised of a photograph album, scrapbook, alumni publications, illustrated calendars and clippings related to Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia. 
 Subjects:  Murphy, Josephine H. Dibble, 1888-1974 | Atlanta University. | Atlanta University Alumni Association. | African Americans | Education | Brochures | Clippings | Photographs | Photograph albums | Scrapbooks 
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8Title:  Fred L. Black "Century of Progress" Photograph Album, 1933-1934 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2017.73 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  Collection consists of a single album containing photographs taken during the 1934 Century of Progress International Exposition held in Chicago, Illinois. Images show Ford staff, presenters, and performers, along with exhibit buildings and visitors, including Henry and Edsel Ford. The album was either made by or assembled for Fred L. Black, who was selected by Edsel Ford to organize the Ford Motor Company exhibit at the Exposition, and who appears in many of the images. Prior to that assignment, Black had served as Editor of the Dearborn Independent and head of the Ford Advertising Department. He would go on to oversee Ford involvement in other expositions held during the 1930s, including the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. 
 Subjects:  Black, Fred L., 1891-1971 | Ford Motor Company | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) | Chicago (Ill.) | Photographs | Photograph albums 
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9Title:  Claud E. Ford papers, 1860-1965 (bulk 1930-1965) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1676 
 Creator:  Ford, Claud E., 1879-1965 
 Abstract:  Claud E. Ford was a distant relative of Henry Ford who worked for the U. S. Postal Service. His papers include correspondence, diaries and photographs, many of which feature other members of the Ford family. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Claud E., 1879-1965 | Ford family | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, William, 1826-1905 | Ford, William Henry, 1844-1939 | Ford, Sarah Davis | Financial records | Diaries | Genealogies | Photographs | Photograph albums | Picture postcards | Cartes-de-visite 
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10Title:  John Burroughs papers, 1854-1915 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  93.205 
 Creator:  none 
 Abstract:  none 
 Subjects:  Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Burroughs, Julian, 1897- | Burroughs, Ursula North | Kelly, Elizabeth Burroughs | Roosevelt, Theodore, 1856-1919 | Naturalists | Authors | Natural history | Philosophy | Photographs | Photograph albums | Glass negatives | Scrapbooks 
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11Title:  Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour collection, 1925-1927 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  677 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  Henry and Edsel Ford organized the Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour to promote air travel and encourage construction of airfields. The collection primarily includes material documenting the first occurrence of the event in 1925. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943--Contributions in aeronautics | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Contributions in aeronautics | Aeronautics--Competitions | Aeronautics--United States | Airports--Michigan--Dearborn | Airplanes--United States | Air pilots--United States | Air Shows--United States | Balloons | Ford Reliability Tour | Ford Airport (Dearborn, Mich.) | Photographs | Photograph albums | Blueprints | Maps 
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12Title:  Frank Hadas papers, 1905-1924 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  488 
 Creator:  Hadas, Frank, 1882- 
 Abstract:  Frank Hadas worked as a branch assembly plant inspector for Ford Motor Company from 1912-1926. His papers include papers and photographs relating to his work at Ford Motor Company, as well as an album of personal and family photographs. 
 Subjects:  Hadas, Frank, 1882- | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant. | World War, 1914-1918--Equipment and supplies | Shipbuilding | Automobile dealers | Factory management | Hunting | Fishing | Automobile industry and trade | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Branches (Business enterprises) | Eagle boats | Panoramas | Photographs | Photograph albums | Maps 
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13Title:  W. Dorwin Teague papers, 1937-2001 (Bulk 1960-1999) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2004.2 
 Creator:  Teague, W. Dorwin 
 Abstract:  Dorwin Teague was a noted industrial designer. The collection is comprised of material from both his personal and professional life. Included are correspondence, family photographs, project files, photographs, and slides, patents and miscellaneous speeches, writings and books. 
 Subjects:  Teague, W. Dorwin | Walter Dorwin Teague Associates | Automobiles--Design and construction | Industrial designers | Inventors | Housing--Energy conservation | Household electronics--Design and construction | Household appliances--Design and construction | Skis and skiing | Winter sports | Design drawings | Floppy disks | Photograph albums | Photographs 
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14Title:  William Clay Ford records, 1913-1981 (bulk 1953-1961). Requires cookie*
 Accession:  921 
 Creator:  Ford, William Clay, 1925- 
 Abstract:  William Clay Ford, the son of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, worked for the Ford Motor Company from 1949 to 2005. His office files consist of records pertaining to public relations projects, philanthropies, the Edison Institute (The Henry Ford), and speeches. Also included are electrical drawings and a photograph album. 
 Subjects:  Ford, William Clay, 1925- | Ford family | Henry Ford (Organization) | Ford Motor Company. Management. | Ford Motor Company. Public Relations. | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction | Lincoln Continental Automobile | Design drawings | Technical drawings | Photograph albums 
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15Title:  Henry Ford II European trip records, 1954 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  439 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Public Relations Department. 
 Abstract:  Henry Ford II traveled to Europe in 1954 to observe company operations in the European cities of Brussels, Cologne, Stockholm and Helsinki. This collection includes newspaper clippings, photographs, itineraries and other records relating to the trip. 
 Subjects:  Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry and trade--Belgium. | Automobile industry and trade--Finland. | Automobile industry and trade--Germany. | Automobile industry and trade--Ireland. | Automobile industry and trade--Netherlands. | International business enterprises | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987. | Ford, Anne McDonnell. | Ford family | Ford Motor Company--Presidents. | Ford Motor Company. Public Relations Department. | Ford Motor Company. Cork Plant. | Clippings (information artifacts). | Photographs. | Photograph albums. 
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16Title:  William Clay Ford Records Series, 1949-1956 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  773 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Continental Division 
 Abstract:   
 Subjects:  Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction | Lincoln Continental automobile | Press releases | Breech, Ernest R. (Ernest Robert), 1897-1978 | Ford, Walter Buhl, 1920-1991 | Ford, William Clay, 1925- | Ford Motor Company. Continental Division | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Ford Motor Company. Special Product Division | Ford Motor Company. Special Product Operations | W. B. Ford Design Associates | Negatives | Organizational charts | Photographs | Photograph albums 
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17Title:  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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18Title:  Thomas A. Edison collection, 1860-1980 (bulk 1860-1950) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1630 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center. 
 Abstract:  Thomas A. Edison was a great American inventor, applying for 1,093 patents during his lifetime. The collection includes correspondence, drawings, notes, financial records, artifacts, photographs and negatives concerning his work, family, associates and relationship with Henry Ford. 
 Subjects:  Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Edison family | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Jehl, Francis, 1860-1941 | Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928 | Edison Pioneers | Henry Ford (Organization) | Menlo Park Laboratory | Light’s Golden Jubilee (1929) | Electric engineers | Historic buildings | Inventors--United States | Inventions | Incandescent lamps | Sound recording industry | Correspondence | Financial records | Maps | Negatives | Patents | Photographs | Photograph albums | Scrapbooks | Sketches | Technical drawings 
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19Title:  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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20Title:  Bobby Unser papers, 1930-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.123 
 Creator:  Unser, Bobby, 1934- 
 Abstract:  Bobby Unser is one of automobile racing's elite performers. As a driver, he has piloted every category of professional race car to success from karts and dirt track racers to Formula 1 and stock cars. The Bobby Unser papers contain correspondence, technical data and photographs documenting his extensive racing career. 
 Subjects:  Unser, Bobby, 1934- | Bobby Unser Inc. | Theodore Racing, Ltd. | Automobile racing--Rules. | Automobile racing drivers. | Automobiles, Racing--Motors | Automobiles, Racing--Chassis | Automobiles, Racing--Models | Automobiles, Racing--Motors Testing | Automobiles, Racing--Aerodynamics | Automobiles, Racing. | Trials, litigation, etc. | Drag racers. | Endorsements in advertising. | Formula One automobiles. | Indy cars. | Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds. | Sprint cars. | Stock car drivers. | Stock cars (Automobiles) | Brochures. | CD-ROMs. | Contracts. | Digital images. | Financial records. | Manuals (instructional materials) | Models (representations) | Operating manuals. | Periodicals. | Photograph albums. | Photographs. | Promotional materials. | Sales catalogs. | Scrapbooks. | Souvenir programs. | Technical manuals. | Telegrams. | Trade catalogs. | Videocassettes. 
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