Scrapbook Documenting the Furnishing of Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, Michigan, 1931

Summary

Edsel and Henry Ford conceived the Dearborn Inn as their vision of a "real New England Inn" -- a first class hotel hosting travelers transiting through the adjacent Ford Airport. It is noted as one of the first airport hotels. This loose-leaf scrapbook meticulously records the original furnishings through photographs, documents, blueprints and material samples.

Edsel and Henry Ford conceived the Dearborn Inn as their vision of a "real New England Inn" -- a first class hotel hosting travelers transiting through the adjacent Ford Airport. It is noted as one of the first airport hotels. This loose-leaf scrapbook meticulously records the original furnishings through photographs, documents, blueprints and material samples.

Artifact

Scrapbook

Date Made

1931

Subject Date

1931

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

59.13.7

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Charles M. Hart.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 14 in

Width: 11.5 in

Depth: 3.75 in

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