Ford Model T cars being driven out the exit door of the Highland Park factory, Michigan,circa 1916. Numerous Model T cars driving on both sides of a divided highway. The Ford Highland Park Plant, circa 1920. Panoramic exterior views of the Ford River Rouge plant and factory buildings, circa 1930. A Ford Freighter ship, docked at the River Rouge plant. A view of the home of Henry and Clara Ford, at 66 Edison Road (now 140) Dearborn, Michigan, in 1914. Sketch of children coming home from school, singing song from McGuffey reader school book. View of schoolroom with McGuffey readers on desk. Street scene outside Ford Plant, during shift change, and street filled with workers. A car driving on empty road in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The historic Wayside Inn (immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Tales of the Wayside Inn") which Henry Ford purchased in 1923, to preserve for posterity. View of the original Pennsylvania Railroad Station in New York City, circa 1912. View of crowded sidewalks and street on 5th Avenue, and other street scenes in New York City, circa 1920. Model T Ford cars driving in U.S. National Parks. A visitor feeding a bear from his Ford car, as a Park Ranger stands nearby. People in Ford Model T, stopped by side of road to pick wild flowers. Two men remove a seat back from their Model T car to make a camper. Both men lying down in the car. Man carrying picnic basket from Ford Model T, parked beside a beach, where he joins the rest of his party on the sand. Children run along the beach, and stop to play with seaweed.
1930 Ford Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour at the Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. A Ford Trimotor aircraft in flight approaching the Ford Airport. Two men on the airfield. The Ford Trimotor taxiing on the airfield. A man on the airfield watching the trimotor. 'Ford' written on the side of the aircraft and number '5' written on the tail. Men getting out of the airplane and a few men standing at its door. Two women and two men pose and three men talk beside the trimotor. Woman aviator, Nancy Hopkins, steps from the cockpit of her Viking Kitty Hawk B4 biplane (NC30V), and poses beside it. (The number "22" is written on the aircraft fuselage and "Kitty Hawk" on the tail.) .Men and women behind the aircraft. Another aircraft in the background.
A girl performs various acrobatic maneuvers at May Day Festival in Ford Motor Company's Greenfield village, Dearborn, Michigan. Group of people dance on field wearing traditional costumes. Spectators watch from the edge of the field. Festival queen watches the show with two young boys from her court standing beside. Child performs tap dance on a wooden platform.
View of the entrance of the Ford Motor Company Engineering Laboratory in Dearborn, Michigan. Henry Ford and the visiting Andre Citroen converse while two workers put down top of a convertible. Convertible drives on, followed by other cars. Replica of Independence Hall in the background.
Ford Rouge plant in Dearborn, United States. The final assembly line in the plant in Ford Rouge in Dearborn. Workmen at work along the assembly line. The spectators move in a queue and watch the vehicles in the assembly line from behind a barrier. Men, women and children view the vehicles. The President-elect of Mexico Pascual Ortiz Rubio along with Edsel Ford, President of the Ford Motor Company. Edsel Ford points out something to the President-elect Rubio. The men talking. Several men and women watching the vehicles in the assembly line. The vehicles are rolled out of the assembly line. A group of men stand and talk beside the line. The vehicles are rolled by the workmen one after the other out of the assembly line. Spectators standing in a line. Men, women and children come out of the plant. The vehicles driven out of the plant one behind the other. Other vehicles in the background.
Aviatrix (Woman pilot) Nancy Hopkins, who was invited to fly in the 1930 Ford Reliability Tour, is seen in the cockpit of her Kitty Hawk B4 biplane, manufactured by the Viking Flying Boat Company. ("Kitty Hawk" is written on her plane's vertical stabilizer.) She has been assigned the number 22 for this event, which starts at the Ford Airport in Dearborn Michigan. Scene shifts to A Waco CSO J6-7 airplane, serial number NC634N, taking off. A large formation of U.S. Army Boeing P-12 biplanes flies overhead. Crowd of spectators is gathered on ramp behind the airport terminal. The Army airplanes fly back overhead again. In foreground, a Ford Trimotor passenger airplane sits with its 3 engines running. Bill Stout of Ford's Stout Metal Aircraft Company shakes hands with Texaco Company's pilot, Captain Frank M. Hawks, in the cockpit of his Travel Air Model R "Mystery Ship," named Texaco 13. Photographer takes their picture. (Hawks is a tour referee, and about to depart for Grand Forks to make advance preparations there.) Mrs. Henry Ford steps up and also shakes Hawks' hand. He waves goodbye and taxis out for takeoff.