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The Benson Ford Research Center at The Henry Ford contains the bulk of the records created by the Ford Motor Company between 1903 and 1955, over 10,000 cubic feet. This collection contains legal, financial, operational and production records documenting the development of the company and its diverse product lines both nationally and internationally. In addition, there are over 470,000 photographs dating from 1890 to 1955 as well as a wide variety of company publications, product literature and service manuals, product parts drawings, and over 350 oral histories of the individuals involved in the organization and growth of this seminal American company. Also included here are materials relating to the personal lives of Henry, Clara and Edsel Ford.