Henry Ford with a Group in Clinton Inn (now Eagle Tavern) on His 79th Birthday, July 30, 1942

Summary

Henry Ford celebrated his 79th birthday with a favorite activity -- a visit to Greenfield Village. He was joined by his wife, Clara, son, Edsel, and several Ford Motor Company officials. The group enjoyed a meal at Clinton Inn (now Eagle Tavern) and attended a performance at Martha-Mary Chapel, where students of the Edison Institute schools presented Ford with a basket containing 79 yellow roses.

Henry Ford celebrated his 79th birthday with a favorite activity -- a visit to Greenfield Village. He was joined by his wife, Clara, son, Edsel, and several Ford Motor Company officials. The group enjoyed a meal at Clinton Inn (now Eagle Tavern) and attended a performance at Martha-Mary Chapel, where students of the Edison Institute schools presented Ford with a basket containing 79 yellow roses.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10.75 in

Eagle Tavern

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