Collections & Research

Unparalleled resources documenting the American experience of innovation, ingenuity, and resourcefulness

Digital Collections

Containing 26 million artifacts, with tens of thousands digitized for online access, The Henry Ford Archive of American Innovation™ is the greatest collection ever assembled documenting American innovation, ingenuity and resourcefulness. Explore artifacts and stories about Agriculture and the Environment, Design and Making, Power and Energy, Communications and Information Technology, Mobility and Society and Social Transformation.

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