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1Title:  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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2Title:  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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