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1Title:  Research Center General Postcard Collection, 1893-2011 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RC.21 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The postcards in this collection were produced by a variety of companies, dating from 1893 through 2011. They are predominately American, although international travel areas are also represented. Topics include city street scenes, country roads, restaurants, hotels and resorts, national and city parks, exhibitions, automobiles, people and occupations. These postcards have been cataloged in the museum collection management system. 
 Subjects:  Postcards 
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2Title:  Luther Burbank papers, 1883-1938 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  00.4.7142 
 Creator:  Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926 
 Abstract:  This collection includes Burbank's plant sales records from l883-1884, hybridization seed yields in 1891, and an extensive list of foreign seeds, with his comments. There are also numerous personal calling cards from world-wide visitors, correspondence from school children, and a small collection of greeting cards and post cards. 
 Subjects:  Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926 | Horticulture | Calling cards | Greeting cards | Postcards 
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3Title:  Eva Tanguay papers, 1892-1947 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2005.100 
 Creator:  Tanguay, Eva, 1878-1947 
 Abstract:  The Eva Tanguay papers document the life of one of vaudeville’s most charismatic stars. The collection includes a large amount of sheet music and lyrics, many of which were penned by Tanguay herself. 
 Subjects:  Tanguay, Eva, 1878-1947. | Vaudeville--United States. | Vaudeville songs. | Vaudeville shows. | Advertisements | Clippings. | Menus. | Photographs. | Postcards. | Promotional material. 
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4Title:  Raymond H. Laird collection, 1776-1950 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1635 
 Creator:  Laird, Raymond H., 1898-1968. 
 Abstract:  Raymond H. Laird was an engineer at Ford Motor Company and was asked by Henry Ford to gather and create Ford family genealogical records. This collection consists primarily of documents, letters and notes pertaining to the genealogy of the Ford family. 
 Subjects:  Laird, Raymond H., 1898-1968. | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Ford, William, 1826-1905. | Ford, Rebecca, 1810-1886. | Ford family | Laird family | Webster, Charles. | Fair Haven (Mich.) | Maps. | Postcards. | Photographs. | Autograph books. | Obituaries. | Quotations (texts) | Portraits. | Genealogy 
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5Title:  Charles P. Steinmetz papers, 1853-1921 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  00.1399 
 Creator:  Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, 1865-1923 
 Abstract:  Charles Steinmetz, German born author and inventor, joined General Electric in 1893. The papers include correspondence in German to his sister, a manuscript on motors, and 184 patents. 
 Subjects:  Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, 1865-1923 | Steinmetz, Clara | General Electric Company | Engineers | Inventors | Motors | Correspondence | Design patents | Postcards 
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6Title:  Collection on Barney Oldfield, 1895-1949 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2005.108 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  Barney Oldfield was American racing’s first “superstar” documented in this collection through photographs, tickets, and advertisements. 
 Subjects:  Oldfield, Barney (Berna Eli), 1878-1946 | King, Anita | Automobile racing | Automobiles, Racing--Speed records | Bicycle racing | Endorsements in advertising | Land speed record car | Photographs | Advertisements | Postcards 
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7Title:  Joseph Galamb papers, 1907-1919 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  82 
 Creator:  Galamb, Joseph A., 1881-1955 
 Abstract:  Joseph Galamb was a key member of Ford Motor Company from 1905-1944. He played an important role in the design of the Model T and subsequent Ford vehicles. This small accession includes sketches, photostats, postcards and communication between Galamb, Henry Ford and Edsel Ford. 
 Subjects:  Galamb, Joseph A., 1881-1955 | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction | Engineers | Tractors--Design and construction | Photographs | Postcards | Sketches 
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8Title:  Research Center Greeting Postcard Collection, 1900-1991 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RC.20 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The Greeting Postcard collection is an intentionally assembled collection which is comprised of greeting cards produced in a postcard format. It contains holiday and life cycle specific postcards including advertising postcards that are also holiday related. Holidays include religious, civic or patriotic days; life cycle includes birthdays, graduation and other major events in people's lives. 
 Subjects:  Raphael Tuck & Sons | Halloween | Holidays | Valentines | Birthdays | Birthday cards | Christmas cards--United States | Easter | Fourth of July | Greeting cards--United States | New Year cards | Postcards--United States | Rosh ha-Shanah cards | Saint Patrick's Day | Thanksgiving Day | Greeting cards | Postcards 
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9Title:  Gordon Eliot White Leo Goossen Papers Collection, 1918-1934 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2012.120 
 Creator:  White, Gordon Eliot 
 Abstract:  The Gordon Eliot White Leo Goossen Papers Collection is an assembled collection containing correspondence, personal financial records, other documents, and ephemera relating to draftsman Leo Goossen, who worked for the Buick Motor Division of General Motors and Harry A. Miller. 
 Subjects:  White, Gordon Eliot | Goossen, Leo W., 1892-1974 | Miller, Harry A. (Harry Armenius), 1875-1943 | General Motors Corporation. Buick Motor Division | Automobile racing | Automobiles—Design and construction | Automobile--Motors | Buick automobile | Real estate development | Ranching | Tuberculosis | World War I | California | Michigan | Southwestern States | Bank statements | Clippings (information artifacts) | Drafting equipment | Drawings (visual works) | Financial records | Greeting cards | Negatives (photographic) | Photographic prints | Postcards 
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10Title:  Frank Campsall records series, 1887-1991 (bulk 1920-1935) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  SE007 
 Creator:  Campsall, Frank Charles, 1884-1946 
 Abstract:  Frank Campsall served as personal secretary to Henry Ford. His papers contain records on the various interests, activities and properties of Henry Ford, including a large subseries concerning the Wayside Inn in Massachusetts. 
 Subjects:  Campsall, Frank Charles, 1884-1946 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Brooks, Harry, 1902-1928 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Ganghe, Mahatma, 1869-1948 | Howe family | Sack, Israel, 1883-1959 | Sorensen, Charles Emil, 1881-1968 | Sturdevant, Joseph L. | Dearborn Country Club | Dearborn Realty and Construction Company | Ford Homes Historic District (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford Farms | Henry Ford Hospital | Oscar II (Ship) | Scotch Settlement School | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) | Anti-Semitism | Dance | Labor unions | Mills and mill-work | Voyages and travels | Water-power | La Belle (Fla.) | England | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Savannah (Ga.) | South America | Stratford (Va.) | Sudbury (Mass.) | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Clippings | Photographs | Postcards | Publications | Scrapbooks 
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11Title:  Fair Lane papers subgroup, 1835-1950 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1 
 Creator:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. 
 Abstract:  Henry and Clara Ford lived in a succession of fourteen homes, the last of which, Fair Lane, was constructed on the shores of their Rouge River estate in 1915. The Fair Lane papers contain documents representing the Fords' busy and complex lives assembled from the rooms of the mansion after Clara died in 1950. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Homes and haunts | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947--Family | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Ford family | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938 | Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926 | Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951 | Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 | Ford Motor Company--History | Henry Ford (Organization) | Henry Ford Hospital | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Ford Foundation | Ford Motor Company. Airplane Division | Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant | Detroit, Toledo and Ironton Railroad | Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation (1916) | Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) | Dearborn Independent | Automobile industry and trade | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Lincoln automobile | Historic gardens--Michigan | Historic buildings | Historic sites--Conservation and restoration | Ford tractors | Automobiles, Racing | Pacifism | Peace movements | Technology--United States | World War, 1914-1918--Peace | Schools--Michigan | Power-plants--Michigan | Industrialists--Michigan--Dearborn | Camping | Landscape architecture | Willow Run (Mich.) | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Dearborn (Mich.) | Scrapbooks | Genealogy | Diaries | Postcards | Landscape architectural drawings 
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12Title:  General Personal Records series, 1823-1984 (bulk 1920-1947) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  23 
 Creator:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 
 Abstract:  The Henry Ford Office was created in 1906 by James Couzens to manage Henry Ford's correspondence and personal affairs. The General Personal records series contains material from the Henry Ford Office related to many of Henry Ford's non-automotive business and personal interests. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Avery, Clarence W. (Clarence Willard), 1882-1949 | Buchman, Frank Nathan Daniel, 1878-1961 | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 | Correll, Charles J., 1890-1972 | Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Gosden, Freeman F., 1899-1982 | Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 | Hill, Percival S. | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | Meadowcroft, Wm. H. (William Henry), 1853- | Perry, Percival S. | Plantiff, Faston, 1874-1934 | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 | Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927 | Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916 | Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927 | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Management | Ford Motor Company--Presidents | Berry Schools | Camp Legion | Camp Willow Run | Edison Illuminating Company | Edison Institute School | Henry Ford Farms | Henry Ford (Organization) | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile dealers | Crops--Soybeans | Dance | Goldenrods | Rubber | Rubber industry and trade--Brazil | Fort McAllister (Ga.: Ford) | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Clippings | Genealogy | Greeting cards | Ledgers | Maps | Microforms | Photographs | Postcards | Publications | Scrapbooks | Sheet music | Telegrams | Trade catalogs 
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13Title:  Leab Kyes Family Scrapbook Collection, 1903-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2010.85 
 Creator:  Leab family 
 Abstract:  The Leab Kyes Family Scrapbook Collection, 1909-2009, contains 46 scrapbooks documenting a family's travels throughout the United States and Europe, mainly Germany, Switzerland, and England, from 1961-2007, as well as an oral history interview with Daniel J. Leab. Extent: 33.5 cubic ft. (35 boxes). The collection is open for research. 
 Subjects:  Leab, Daniel J., 1936-2016 | Leab, Katharine Kyes, 1941-2020 | Kyes, Carolyn | Kyes, Helen J., 1904-2003 | Kyes, Roger M., 1906-1971 | Leab, Abigail E. | Leab, Constance M. | Leab, Herta, 1901-1981 | Leab, Leo, 1897-1979 | Leab, Marcus Rogers | American Book Prices Current | Hedda Maar Beauty Aids | American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 | Expo 67 | Airplanes | Airports | Auctions | Booksellers and bookselling | Botanical gardens | Cable cars (Streetcars) | Cemeteries | Circus | Concorde (jet transports) | Conference proceedings | Genealogy | Helicopters | Hotels | Ice skating | Lectures and lecturing | Motion pictures | Museums | Passports | Railroad trains | Restaurants | Seminars | Ships | Skis and skiing | Theaters | Zoos | Austria | Belgium, Brussels | Belgium, Ostend | Bulgaria, Varna | Canada, Montreal | Denmark, Copenhagen | France | Germany | Germany, Bad Dürkheim | Germany, Berlin | Germany, Bremen | Germany, Cologne | Germany, Düsseldorf | Germany, Falkenstein | Germany, Frankfort | Germany, Freiburg | Germany, Göttingen | Germany, Hamburg | Germany, Hannover | Germany, Köln | Germany, Munich | Germany, Nuremburg | Germany, Stuttgart | Germany, Tübingen | Hungary, Budapest | Italy | The Netherlands | The Netherlands, Amsterdam | The Netherlands, Rotterdam | Russia, Moscow | Switzerland, Basel | Switzerland, Bern | Switzerland, Engelberg | Switzerland, Geneva | Switzerland, Lucerne | Switzerland, St. Moritz | Switzerland, Zurich | United Kingdom, England | United Kingdom, England, London | United States, Detroit (Michigan) | United States, Georgia | United States, New York (New York) | United States, Palm Beach (Florida) | Albums (books) | Business cards | CD-ROMs | Clippings (information artifacts) | Conference materials | Correspondence | Greeting cards | Maps | Menus | Notebooks | Photographic prints | Postcards | Receipts | Stationery | Trade catalogs 
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