The McCrackens with Their 1916 Ford Model T Camper Conversion, Texas, 1921

Summary

H. D. McCracken, his wife and his dog used this modified Ford Model T for traveling and touring thousands of miles in the United States. Akin to today's motor home, the woodwork interior and exterior indicates that McCracken was a creative and inventive craftsman. This photograph documents McCracken's handiwork and the usefulness of the Model T for living on the road.

H. D. McCracken, his wife and his dog used this modified Ford Model T for traveling and touring thousands of miles in the United States. Akin to today's motor home, the woodwork interior and exterior indicates that McCracken was a creative and inventive craftsman. This photograph documents McCracken's handiwork and the usefulness of the Model T for living on the road.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1921

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.189.1733

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

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