Ford Motor Company World Headquarters Displaying "VOTE" Sign, Dearborn, Michigan, 1960

Summary

By strategically lighting the grid pattern formed by windows in Ford Motor Company's Henry Ford II World Center, the automaker created special messages on the building's south face. Over the years, the headquarters building displayed messages commemorating holidays, production milestones, racing victories, and other notable events. This message reminded people to vote on Election Day, November 8, 1960.

By strategically lighting the grid pattern formed by windows in Ford Motor Company's Henry Ford II World Center, the automaker created special messages on the building's south face. Over the years, the headquarters building displayed messages commemorating holidays, production milestones, racing victories, and other notable events. This message reminded people to vote on Election Day, November 8, 1960.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1960

Subject Date

November 1960

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.O.8501

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: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

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