Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford at Firestone Farm, Columbiana, Ohio, 1918

Summary

Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone went on several camping trips as "vagabonds," a group that also included Thomas Edison and naturalist John Burroughs. In August 1918, Ford met Firestone at his old homestead in Columbiana, Ohio (now in Greenfield Village) before joining Edison and Burroughs in Pittsburgh. The foursome then traveled through Appalachian Mountains for the next couple weeks.

Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone went on several camping trips as "vagabonds," a group that also included Thomas Edison and naturalist John Burroughs. In August 1918, Ford met Firestone at his old homestead in Columbiana, Ohio (now in Greenfield Village) before joining Edison and Burroughs in Pittsburgh. The foursome then traveled through Appalachian Mountains for the next couple weeks.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in

Width: 5.75 in

Firestone Farmhouse

Details
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