27-Millionth Ford Car Arriving at Ford Exposition, New York World's Fair, 1939

Summary

On February 15, 1939, the twenty-seven millionth Ford automobile rolled off a Richmond, California assembly line. The green DeLuxe Tudor embarked on a promotional tour from San Francisco to New York City and back -- an 8,854-mile circuit. A visit to the 1939-40 New York World's Fair was a highlight of the famous sedan's transcontinental journey.

On February 15, 1939, the twenty-seven millionth Ford automobile rolled off a Richmond, California assembly line. The green DeLuxe Tudor embarked on a promotional tour from San Francisco to New York City and back -- an 8,854-mile circuit. A visit to the 1939-40 New York World's Fair was a highlight of the famous sedan's transcontinental journey.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

16 June 1939

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.232.1679

Credit

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

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: 448

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