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The archives of The Henry Ford include historical records, photographs, publications, product literature, and oral histories from Ford Motor Company; the institutional history of The Henry Ford; an extensive collection of trade catalogs; materials on Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers; the Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Automotive History Collection; and many other major collections in automotive, agricultural, industrial, social, and cultural American history. Taken together, these collections form an unparalleled resource documenting the American experience of innovation, ingenuity and resourcefulness.
When you visit our public reading room, you can view historic documents and photographs, study rare books, and explore a wealth of other materials.