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Antique Auto Advertising:
Ford’s Village Industries

  GM hired the Jam Handy Organization to make their promotional and training films. Ford, on the other hand, decided to go with an in-house film studio, the Ford Motion Picture Laboratories. This silent film, Story of a Little River, … Continue reading

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Antique Auto Advertising:
Ford’s Village Industries

Henry Ford was a farm boy who hated the city. He also understood that the success of the Model T meant the end of farm life as he knew it. As a personal project Ford started the Ford Village Industries, … Continue reading

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In Memory of Albert Kahn

On this day in 1942, Albert Kahn died in his home on Mack Avenue in Detroit. Kahn and his associates can be said, with little exaggeration, to have built Detroit. In the early part of the 20th century the architect … Continue reading

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Video: 1914 Model T Depot Hack Crusing on Hines Drive

Start the YouTube video player. Click on the red 3D icon that will appear in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats. Hines Park and Edward Hines Drive exist because of Henry Ford’s Village Industries, … Continue reading

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