Young Man Taking Driver's Test, Ford Good Drivers League, Ford Exposition, New York World's Fair, 1940

Summary

Ford Motor Company created the Good Drivers League in 1940. Headed by Edsel Ford, the program promoted safe driving habits among high school students. More than 60,000 boys competed for 48 university scholarships - ranging from $100 to $5,000 - during the program's first year. Top participants met at the 1940 New York World's Fair for final testing.

Ford Motor Company created the Good Drivers League in 1940. Headed by Edsel Ford, the program promoted safe driving habits among high school students. More than 60,000 boys competed for 48 university scholarships - ranging from $100 to $5,000 - during the program's first year. Top participants met at the 1940 New York World's Fair for final testing.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

verso: 3043

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