History Outside the Box

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

  • March 20, April 3, May 1, June 5



Monthly Themes:

History Outside The Box - Ford Village

March 20, 2020


Ford's Village Industries in Michigan
Presented by: Kathy Makas, Reference Archivist
Location: Agriculture Exhibit or Made in America
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Featured Artifact: Ford Village Industry Plants, Southeast Michigan, 1934

History Outside The Box - Nature Study

April 3, 2020


Nature Study - The Early Roots of American Conservation
Presented by: Ryan Jelso, Associate Curator
Location: Museum Promenade
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Featured Artifact: Children's Museum, Group in Bird Room, 1890-1915

History Outside The Box - Grand Army

May 1, 2020


The Grand Army of the Republic and the Origins of Memorial Day
Presented by: Laura Lipp, Collections Specialist
Location: Museum Promenade
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Featured Artifact: Members of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Visiting Mount Vernon, September 21, 1892

History Outside The Box - 100th Amendment

June 5, 2020


100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Presented by: Linda Skolarus, Reference Librarian
Location: Museum Promenade
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Featured Artifact: Postcard, "Head of Suffragette Parade Passing Treasury," Washington, D.C., 1913