Program, "Ford Summer Hour," Sunday, August 24, 1941

Summary

The Ford Summer Hour was a radio program produced from 1939 to 1941 by Ford Motor Company as a summer replacement for their regular Ford Sunday Evening Hour. The broadcast featured popular songs and tunes from musical comedies and operettas. Ford's sponsorship did not allow for commercials, but an intermission included talks on Ford-related subjects, such as the company's rubber plantation in Brazil.

The Ford Summer Hour was a radio program produced from 1939 to 1941 by Ford Motor Company as a summer replacement for their regular Ford Sunday Evening Hour. The broadcast featured popular songs and tunes from musical comedies and operettas. Ford's sponsorship did not allow for commercials, but an intermission included talks on Ford-related subjects, such as the company's rubber plantation in Brazil.

Artifact

Program (Document)

Date Made

1941

Subject Date

24 August 1941

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.23.58

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Yellow

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 4.125 in

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