A stagecoach to mark the 100th anniversary of settlement in Ypsilanti, Michigan. A stagecoach with a sign on the top that reads ' on our way to Ypsilanti-100th anniversary-1823 to 1923' as it moves past people on street. Stagecoach in front of a pavilion in a park. Horses tied to a fence with ' Welcome' sign on it. Building with a sign on it that reads ' Welcome- Ypsilanti stage' Costumed ladies leave the building. Horses being fed and harnessed to coach. Stagecoach drives away.
A horse drawn carriage in Ypsilanti, Michigan. A horse drawn carriage with a sign on it that reads 'On our way 1873 Ypsilanti'. The carriage drives past a truck and pedestrian traffic in the business district. The carriage stops outside a building and a costumed woman and a child get out and enter the building. The woman and the child come out of the building and get into the carriage. The carriage being driven away. The carriage drives down a country road. Men in a car hold up the carriage and its passengers. Men and women stand with their hands up as a man points a rifle at them.
Bomber aircraft production by the Ford Motor Company in the United States at the Willow Run plant between Ypsilanti and Belleville Michigan. Henry Ford and Edsel Ford sitting on a wall, conversing. A building under construction in the background. A sign on the building reads: 'United States National Defense Willow Run Airplane Plant, Dedicated June 16, 1941. Designed and erected for Bomber Production by Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford Founder-Edsel Ford President'. A United States Army Air Force B-24 Liberator bomber flying over a field. A group of workers posing outside the plant with a new bomber. The group includes Henry Ford II and Army Officers. Henry Ford II signing his name on the side of the last bomber built at Willow Run Several other people signing. Women workers signing. A crowd around the bomber. Aerial views of the plant.
View of the Ford Willow Run Bomber Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Henry Ford in conversation with the British and American supply heads, Oliver Littleton and Donald Nelson. A B-24 bomber in the background. The touring party visits assembly line of the Ford Tank Plant. Several tanks roll out of the plant. In Washington DC China's Foreign Minister TV Soong concludes a land lease agreement with the U.S. Secretary of the State, Hall. On the Pacific Coast workers of a bomber plant are visited by the American Hero of War, General James Doolittle. General addresses the workers. The workers applaud and cheer. General Doolittle smiles and poses.
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.
Ford Railroad train moving slowly in the railroad yard of Ford River Rouge Plant Motor Plant in Dearborn, Michigan in 1923. Transition to 1925 and view of parking lots at the plant. Heavy automobile and bus traffic outside the plant. Workers leave plant by overpass and come downstairs. Workers walk in plant yard.