Letter from Highland Park High School Principal to Benjamin Lovett, January 16, 1926

Summary

Like the collections of antique vehicles, farm equipment and cooking implements Ford began to amass with vigor during the 1920s--music was part of Ford's larger vision for preserving the American past. By this time, much of America had left traditional music behind. But Ford never forgot it. And, through Benjamin Lovett's instruction, Ford wanted to share it with new generations.

Like the collections of antique vehicles, farm equipment and cooking implements Ford began to amass with vigor during the 1920s--music was part of Ford's larger vision for preserving the American past. By this time, much of America had left traditional music behind. But Ford never forgot it. And, through Benjamin Lovett's instruction, Ford wanted to share it with new generations.

Artifact

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

16 January 1926

Subject Date

16 January 1926

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.572.15

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 11.125 in

Width: 8.625 in

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