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1Title:  Edsel Automobile Public Relations Records, 1955-1960 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  765 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. M-E-L Division 
 Abstract:  C. Gayle Warnock worked in Ford’s public relations department in the late 1940s and continued to work for the company after his retirement. The bulk of this collection relates to Warnock’s involvement with the beginning and short life-span of the Edsel automobile as well as his earlier work for the Lincoln-Mercury Division in the late 1940s through the early 1950s. 
 Subjects:  Warnock, C. Gayle | Ford Motor Company. M-E-L Division | Edsel automobile | Press releases | Photographs. 
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2Title:  Truck Product Literature Collection Requires cookie*
 Accession:  180 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The Truck Product Literature collection is an intentionally assembled collection of sales, promotional and informational material published by truck manufacturers and used primarily by truck dealers or sales agents to market and sell trucks. 
 Subjects:  Trucks | Ford trucks | Marketing | Sales promotion | Press releases | Brochures | Manuals (Instructional materials) | Photographs | Publications | Sales Catalogs 
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3Title:  Truck Product Literature Collection, 2006 Addendum Requires cookie*
 Accession:  180.1 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The Truck Product Literature collection is an intentionally assembled collection of sales, promotional and informational material published by truck manufacturers and used primarily by truck dealers or sales agents to market and sell trucks. 
 Subjects:  Trucks | Ford trucks | Marketing | Sales promotion | Press releases | Brochures | Manuals (Instructional materials) | Photographs | Publications | Sales Catalogs 
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4Title:  Fiftieth Anniversary Tributes subseries, 1953 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  129 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Fiftieth Anniversary Tributes subseries contains recordings, printed materials and awards presented to Ford Motor Company on its fiftieth anniversary. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Press releases | Photographs | Sound recordings 
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5Title:  Publications series, 1953-1964 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  532 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company Archives staff documented many special events held by the company in the 1950s and 1960s. The Publications series contains publications and artwork from many of these events. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Automobile racing | Press releases | Photographs 
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6Title:  Henry Ford Centennial subseries, 1963 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  SE004 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Henry Ford Centennial celebrated the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford and the 60th anniversary of the creation of Ford Motor Company in 1963. The Henry Ford Centennial subseries contains administrative files concerning the planning of the many events, memorabilia, photographs, clippings and a scrapbook commemorating these events. The subseries includes accessions 899 and 1139. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Birthdays | Press releases | Sound recordings | Photographs | Lantern slides | Motion pictures | Scrapbooks 
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7Title:  Ocean to Ocean Race Re-Enactment subseries, 1959 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  717 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  In 1959, Ford Motor Company re-enacted a 1909 transcontinental race that had been won by a Model T. The re-enactment celebrated the 50th anniversary of the race and the construction on the 50 millionth Ford. The collection contains promotional materials, newspaper clippings and maps from the re-enacted race. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Automobile racing | Press releases | Transcontinental journeys | Maps | Motion pictures | Photographs | Sound recordings 
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8Title:  Ford Listens records, 1970-1976 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1835 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Marketing Department. 
 Abstract:  Program established by Ford Motor Company in the 1970s to receive and respond to customer inquiries about the company's products and services. Records consist of original research sheets and material used by Ford Listens staff to answer the questions including press releases, clippings, photographs, publications, and manuals. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Iacocca, Lee A., 1924- | Nader, Ralph, 1934- | Ford Motor Company. Marketing Department. | Ford Motor Company. Customer Service Division | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Automobile industry and trade | Advertising | Automobiles--Safety measures | Automobiles--Seat belts | Edsel automobile | Ford automobile | Lincoln automobile | Marketing | Mercury automobile | Pinto automobile | Pollution | Safety. | Sales promotion | Press releases | Clippings | Photographs | Publications | Vertical files 
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9Title:  Seventy-fifth Anniversary Committee records subseries, 1975-1978 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1389 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 1953 and its seventy-fifth anniversary in 1978. The subseries holds material documenting the celebration of Ford Motor Company's seventy-fifth anniversary including news releases; press packets; interoffice correspondence; Ford and non-Ford publications; photographs of Ford Motor Company plants around the world, Ford products, Ford family members, and others; newspaper clipping books; 16mm film footage and audio tape coverage of the seventy-fifth anniversary celebration at Greenfield Village; news articles of seventy-fifth anniversary activities in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Mexico, Netherlands, Uruguay, and Venezuela, many which are in foreign languages; and a design drawing for the 1903 Model A Ford which was used to create official commemorative models. 
 Subjects:  Automobile factories | Automobile industry and trade | Ford Model A automobile | Press releases | Ford family | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Design drawings. | Motion pictures. | Photographs. | Sound recordings. 
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10Title:  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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11Title:  Automotive product literature collection, 1895-ongoing Requires cookie*
 Accession:  175 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The Automotive Product Literature collection is an intentionally assembled collection of sales, promotional and informational material published by automotive manufacturers and used primarily by automotive dealers or sales agents to market and sell automobiles. The collection includes sales brochures, press kits, press releases, service bulletins, photographs, comparative literature, color and trim books and color chips, salesman's manuals, owner's manuals and reference books for over 1000 past and present automobile manufacturers worldwide. 
 Subjects:  Automobile industry and trade | Automobile dealers | Automobiles--Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Automobiles, Foreign | Automobiles, Steam | Edsel automobile | Automobiles, Electric | Ford automobile | General Motors automobiles | Lincoln automobile | Mercury automobile | Marketing | Sales promotion | Press releases | Ford Motor Company. | General Motors Corporation | Brochures | Manuals (instructional materials). | Photographs | Publications | Sales catalogs 
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12Title:  Automotive Press Kit Collection, 2006 Addendum, 1945-2000 (bulk 1990-2000) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1845.1 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  The Automotive Press Kit collection, 2006 Addendum, is an intentionally assembled collection consisting of press kits, packets, and releases. The press kits encompass a wide variety of American and foreign automotive and automotive-related manufacturers and include press releases for publication, photographs, slides, and electronic media. 
 Subjects:  Advertising--Automobiles | Advertising--Transportation | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile supply industry. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Automobiles--Exhibitions. | Automobiles--Maintenance and repair | Automobile racing | Automobiles--Parts. | Farm equipment | Ford trucks | Marketing | Sales promotion | Sport utility vehicles | Traffic safety | Tractors | Trucks | Press releases | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Motor Company--Executives. | Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Compact discs | Photographs 
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13Title:  Automotive Press Kit Collection, 1946-2006 (bulk 1990-2000) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1845 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  The Automotive Press Kit collection is an intentionally assembled collection consisting of press kits, packets, and releases. The press kits encompass a wide variety of American and foreign automotive and automotive-related manufacturers and include press releases for publication, photographs, slides, and electronic media. 
 Subjects:  Advertising--Automobiles | Advertising--Transportation | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile supply industry. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Automobiles--Exhibitions. | Automobiles--Maintenance and repair | Automobile racing | Automobiles--Parts. | Farm equipment | Ford trucks | Marketing | Sales promotion | Sport utility vehicles | Traffic safety | Tractors | Trucks | Press releases | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Motor Company--Executives. | Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Compact discs | Photographs 
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14Title:  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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15Title:  Ford Motor Company, Ltd. collection, 1903-1990 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1790 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company, Ltd. 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of correspondence, advertising, promotional material, and photographs documenting Ford Motor Company's operations in England, Europe, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. 
 Subjects:  Burgess Wise, David | Hennessy, Patrick | Perry, Percival L. D. (Lea Dewhurst), 1878-1956. | Briggs Body Works, ltd. | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company ltd. | Ford Motor Company ltd.--History. | Ford Motor Company--History. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Motor Company ltd.--Public relations. | Henry Ford & Son, Ltd. | Advertising--Automobiles. | Ralleye automobile Monte Carlo. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Automobiles--Maintenance and repair | Automobile dealers | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry and trade--Belgium. | Automobile industry and trade--Brazil | Automobile industry and trade--Canada | Automobile industry and trade--Sri Lanka. | Automobile industry and trade--China | Automobile industry and trade--Denmark. | Automobile industry and trade--Egypt. | Automobile industry and trade--England--Dagenham. | Automobile industry and trade--Finland. | Automobile industry and trade--France | Automobile industry and trade--Germany | Automobile industry and trade--Greece. | Automobile industry and trade--India | Automobile industry and trade--Ireland. | Automobile industry and trade--Italy. | Automobile industry and trade--Malta. | Automobile industry and trade--Netherlands. | Automobile industry and trade--Norway. | Automobile industry and trade--Philippines. | Automobile industry and trade--Poland. | Automobile industry and trade--Portugal. | Automobile industry and trade--Romania. | Automobile industry and trade--Spain. | Automobile industry and trade--Sweden. | Automobile industry and trade--Switzerland. | Automobile industry and trade--Turkey. | Automobile industry and trade--United States | Automobile factories | Automobile rallies | Automobile racing | Automobiles, Racing | Sales reporting | World War, 1939-1945 | Anglia automobile | Consul automobile | Corsair automobile. | Cortina automobile | Escort automobile | Ford automobile | Ford Model A automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Lincoln automobile | Ford Motor Company, Ltd. collection | Meteor automobile | Pilot automobile. | Prefect automobile | Popular automobile | Mercury Zephyr automobile | Zodiac automobile | Bus industry | Fordson tractors | Thames truck. | Trucks--Design and construction | Truck industry | Press releases | Ford Zephyr automobile | Lincoln Zephyr automobile | Production reports | Clippings | Contracts | Design drawings | Glass negatives | Photograph albums | Photographs | Publications | Scrapbooks 
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