Henry Ford Trade School Information Brochure, 1931-1941

Summary

Boys who attended the Henry Ford Trade School (1916-1952) learned by doing. The school, the brainchild of Henry Ford, trained teen-aged boys in a variety of skilled, industrial trade work -- machining, metallurgy, drafting, and engine design among others. The boys created useful components for local factories in hands-on lab and shop classes. In addition to the manual training received, academic classes were required.

Boys who attended the Henry Ford Trade School (1916-1952) learned by doing. The school, the brainchild of Henry Ford, trained teen-aged boys in a variety of skilled, industrial trade work -- machining, metallurgy, drafting, and engine design among others. The boys created useful components for local factories in hands-on lab and shop classes. In addition to the manual training received, academic classes were required.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

1931-1941

Subject Date

1931-1941

Collection Title

Advertising Records Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.450.1

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 6.063 in

Width: 3.5 in  (both pages together)

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