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Henry Ford Added a Photo

December 26, 2013 Archive Insight

Industrialist. Outdoorsman. Race car driver. Henry Ford did a lot, and we have photos to prove it - lots of photos.

Here are 10 more of my favorites... The first is our main image, posted above.

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Henry Ford driving his Quadricycle, Detroit, Michigan, 1896 (THF206457).

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Henry Ford driving his "Sweepstakes" race car against Alexander Winton, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 1901 (THF94819).

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Henry Ford feeding a deer, circa 1912 (THF97195).

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Henry and Clara Ford birdwatching at “the bungalow,” the future site of their Fair Lane estate, Dearborn, Michigan, 1910-1915 (THF96013).

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Henry Ford, lacing his boots during a camping trip, 1919 (THF96265).

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Henry and Edsel Ford with a player piano during a camping trip in Maryland, 1921 (THF96578).

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Henry Ford operating a Westinghouse portable steam engine, Dearborn, Michigan, 1922 (THF96847).

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Henry Ford and George Washington Carver at the Tuskeegee Institute, Alabama, 1938 (THF213775).

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Henry Ford and chemist Robert Boyer unveiling the “Soybean Car,” a prototype with a plastic body, Dearborn, Michigan, 1941 (THF98874).

Jim Orr, Image Services Specialist, forgot to pack the player piano the last time he went camping.

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