Document Noting Living Conditions of Ford Motor Company Employees, According to Nationality, as of January 12th, 1917

Summary

Ford Motor Company's Sociological Department, established in 1913, sent investigators to make unannounced visits, evaluating the cleanliness and safety of an employee's household. Investigators that entered worker's homes took notes, filled out forms, and compiled statistics based on their findings. The document pictured here, organizes living conditions by employee nationality and gives ratings of "Good," "Fair" and "Poor" conditions.

Ford Motor Company's Sociological Department, established in 1913, sent investigators to make unannounced visits, evaluating the cleanliness and safety of an employee's household. Investigators that entered worker's homes took notes, filled out forms, and compiled statistics based on their findings. The document pictured here, organizes living conditions by employee nationality and gives ratings of "Good," "Fair" and "Poor" conditions.

Artifact

Document

Date Made

12 January 1917

Subject Date

12 January 1917

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.572.3

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 8.5 in

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