Henry Ford with Students outside Scotch Settlement School in Greenfield Village, 1929

Summary

Henry Ford attended this one-room school from age seven to ten. It became the first classroom of Ford's Greenfield Village school system after the building was moved there in 1929. Henry Ford is shown here greeting schoolchildren at the formal dedication. Thirty-two children were accepted into the first class, spanning ages four through seven and covering grades one through four.

Henry Ford attended this one-room school from age seven to ten. It became the first classroom of Ford's Greenfield Village school system after the building was moved there in 1929. Henry Ford is shown here greeting schoolchildren at the formal dedication. Thirty-two children were accepted into the first class, spanning ages four through seven and covering grades one through four.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

16 September 1929

Creators

Ford Motor Company. Engineering Photographic Department 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Ford Motor Company Engineering Photographic Department, Dearborn, Michigan

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.188.1089

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: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in