Lola-Bett Tea Room, Then in the Former 58 Bagley Avenue Residence, Detroit, Michigan, 1929

Summary

From late 1893 to mid-1896, Henry and Clara Ford rented one half of a duplex house at 58 Bagley Avenue in Detroit. Henry built the 1896 Quadricycle, his first automobile, in a shed behind the house. By the time Ford began assembling Greenfield Village in 1929, the shed was gone and the house was converted into a tea room.

From late 1893 to mid-1896, Henry and Clara Ford rented one half of a duplex house at 58 Bagley Avenue in Detroit. Henry built the 1896 Quadricycle, his first automobile, in a shed behind the house. By the time Ford began assembling Greenfield Village in 1929, the shed was gone and the house was converted into a tea room.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1929

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.97

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.00 in

Width: 10.00 in

Bagley Avenue Workshop

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