Aerial View of Ford Rotunda, Ford Rouge Plant and Administration Building, Dearborn, Michigan, 1936

Summary

The Rotunda was built for the Ford Motor Company exhibition at the 1934 Chicago World's Fair. It was later rebuilt in Dearborn, Michigan, where it served as a hospitality center for tourists from 1936 to 1962. This photograph shows the Rotunda in its second and final home -- across from the Administration Building at Ford's River Rouge Plant.

The Rotunda was built for the Ford Motor Company exhibition at the 1934 Chicago World's Fair. It was later rebuilt in Dearborn, Michigan, where it served as a hospitality center for tourists from 1936 to 1962. This photograph shows the Rotunda in its second and final home -- across from the Administration Building at Ford's River Rouge Plant.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

12 August 1936

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.66578

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 in

Width: 11 in

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