"Henry Ford on Unemployment," 1932

Summary

The Great Depression elicited comment from many of America's industrial leaders, including Henry Ford. This commentary was published in the Detroit Free Press on May 30, 1932. Ford's emphasis on self-reliance and criticism of public charity were out-of-step with a nation struggling against an unprecedented economic catastrophe.

The Great Depression elicited comment from many of America's industrial leaders, including Henry Ford. This commentary was published in the Detroit Free Press on May 30, 1932. Ford's emphasis on self-reliance and criticism of public charity were out-of-step with a nation struggling against an unprecedented economic catastrophe.

Artifact

Article

Date Made

30 May 1932

Subject Date

30 May 1932

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.55.2

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Newsprint

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 15.125 in

Width: 8.5 in

Inscriptions

top of clipping: HENRY FORD / ON UNEMPLOYMENT [...]

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