Book, "Our Vacation Days of 1918"

Summary

John Burroughs chronicled the Vagabonds' 1918 camping trip through the central Appalachians. The self-named Vagabonds -- Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and Burroughs -- began taking excursions in 1916 to relax and enjoy each other's company. They were joined by a fifth, Edward Hurley, on this adventure. Firestone later privately published Burroughs's "mock-up" under this title, Our Vacation Days of 1918.

John Burroughs chronicled the Vagabonds' 1918 camping trip through the central Appalachians. The self-named Vagabonds -- Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and Burroughs -- began taking excursions in 1916 to relax and enjoy each other's company. They were joined by a fifth, Edward Hurley, on this adventure. Firestone later privately published Burroughs's "mock-up" under this title, Our Vacation Days of 1918.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1918

Subject Date

1918

Creators

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 

Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938 

Creator Notes

By John Burroughs. Privately printed by Harvey Firestone.

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.13.32

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 12.125 in

Width: 9.25 in

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