Ford at the Fair, Century of Progress Exposition, 1934

Summary

Chicago's 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition used the theme of progress to encourage optimism during the depression. The 11-acre Ford Motor Company exposition became the most talked-about exhibit of 1934, featuring a variety of industrial demonstrations and informative displays. Ford produced this booklet as a souvenir for fairgoers who visited the Ford Building.

Chicago's 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition used the theme of progress to encourage optimism during the depression. The 11-acre Ford Motor Company exposition became the most talked-about exhibit of 1934, featuring a variety of industrial demonstrations and informative displays. Ford produced this booklet as a souvenir for fairgoers who visited the Ford Building.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

1934

Subject Date

1934

 On Exhibit

On Loan - Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI)

Object ID

86.13.44.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5.25 in

Width: 8 in

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