1921 White Camping Truck Used by Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and Harvey Firestone

Summary

The Vagabonds -- Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone -- enjoyed their annual camping trips taken from 1916 to 1924. While the three men delighted in the outdoors, their accommodations weren't particularly rustic. This 1921 White truck traveled with them, carrying elaborate tents and camping equipment that provided many of the comforts of a good hotel.

The Vagabonds -- Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone -- enjoyed their annual camping trips taken from 1916 to 1924. While the three men delighted in the outdoors, their accommodations weren't particularly rustic. This 1921 White truck traveled with them, carrying elaborate tents and camping equipment that provided many of the comforts of a good hotel.

Artifact

Truck

Date Made

1921

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.2.56

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Henry and Clara Ford.

Material

Metal
Wood (Plant material)
Leather
Rubber (Material)

Color

Gray (Color)
Black (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 93.5 in

Width: 96.25 in

Length: 251 in

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