Clara Ford with a Model of the Roadside Market She Designed, circa 1930

Summary

Clara Ford tried to help rural farm women during her presidency of the National Women's Farm & Garden Association. She developed a design for a neat but inexpensive roadside market building that could show off fresh farm produce. She promoted her idea at garden shows around the country, including this one at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.

Clara Ford tried to help rural farm women during her presidency of the National Women's Farm & Garden Association. She developed a design for a neat but inexpensive roadside market building that could show off fresh farm produce. She promoted her idea at garden shows around the country, including this one at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.

Artifact

Digital print

Subject Date

circa 1930

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.O.7145

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Inkjet printing

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 11 in

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