Edsel Ford Presents the 29-Millionth Ford to the Red Cross, April 29, 1941

Summary

The 29 millionth Ford automobile rolled off the Rouge Plant assembly line in April 1941. Edsel Ford presented the Super De Luxe station wagon to the Detroit chapter of the Red Cross. This production milestone vehicle became one of the vehicles used by the Red Cross Volunteer Motor Corps. Ford Motor Company had worked with this group previously, providing automobile maintenance training for its members.

The 29 millionth Ford automobile rolled off the Rouge Plant assembly line in April 1941. Edsel Ford presented the Super De Luxe station wagon to the Detroit chapter of the Red Cross. This production milestone vehicle became one of the vehicles used by the Red Cross Volunteer Motor Corps. Ford Motor Company had worked with this group previously, providing automobile maintenance training for its members.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

29 April 1941

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.833.P.75482.D

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.000 in

Width: 11.000 in

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