Henry Ford Examining a Violin, circa 1939

Summary

For many of us, the music of our youth holds special meaning. It was no different for Henry Ford. Country fiddlers had provided the lively music for the rural dances of Henry Ford's youth. Ford loved the sound of a violin and learned to play a bit in his youth. He continued to enjoy fiddling into the final years of his life.

For many of us, the music of our youth holds special meaning. It was no different for Henry Ford. Country fiddlers had provided the lively music for the rural dances of Henry Ford's youth. Ford loved the sound of a violin and learned to play a bit in his youth. He continued to enjoy fiddling into the final years of his life.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1939

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.O.18946

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.25 in

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