Birthday Greeting Telegram to Henry Ford from Darlene Dorgan and the "Model T Girls," July 29, 1941

Summary

Darlene Dorgan, accompanied by four or five young women, spent summer vacations during the 1930s and early 1940s traveling in her 1926 Model T. The carefree troupes from Bradford, Illinois, roamed the United States and Canada in the self-painted silver "T". After driving to Dearborn, Michigan, to wish Henry Ford a happy birthday in 1938, the group kept in touch with the famed automaker.

Darlene Dorgan, accompanied by four or five young women, spent summer vacations during the 1930s and early 1940s traveling in her 1926 Model T. The carefree troupes from Bradford, Illinois, roamed the United States and Canada in the self-painted silver "T". After driving to Dearborn, Michigan, to wish Henry Ford a happy birthday in 1938, the group kept in touch with the famed automaker.

Artifact

Telegram

Date Made

29 July 1941

Subject Date

29 July 1941

Collection Title

Henry Ford Office Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.285.67

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 8 in

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