Soybean Lab Agricultural Gallery

Summary

Constructed in Greenfield Village, this building was an experimental soybean research laboratory during the 1930s. Henry Ford was looking for ways that farmers could use crops for industrial purposes, especially in the manufacture of car parts. Special equipment was designed here to process soybeans into oil and meal. Today, this building houses agricultural implements from the museum's collections.

Constructed in Greenfield Village, this building was an experimental soybean research laboratory during the 1930s. Henry Ford was looking for ways that farmers could use crops for industrial purposes, especially in the manufacture of car parts. Special equipment was designed here to process soybeans into oil and meal. Today, this building houses agricultural implements from the museum's collections.

Artifact

Laboratory

Date Made

1929

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Working Farms District

Object ID

29.3051.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant material)
Metal
Glass (Material)

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