Renovated assembly plants photographs series, 1920-1951 (bulk 1930-1950).


Renovated assembly plants photographs series, 1920-1951 (bulk 1930-1950).

The series is comprised of photographs of Ford Motor Company automotive plants in operation, assembly lines, and plant alterations. The images are primarily of interiors, both domestic and foreign, and are arranged alphabetically by city. Visual documentation includes the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration of the Amsterdam plant in 1949; the Argentine plant dedication in 1953; the Dagenham (London, England) plant in 1948; and an album with images of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Dagenham in 1951. There is also an album featuring selected sites entitled "Forty-five Foreign and Domestic Plants, 1930" with typewritten plant statistics on the verso of many of the images.

6 cubic ft. : primarily photographic prints on linen in albums, b&w ; ca. 8 x 10 in.

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