From millions of artifacts in The Henry Ford’s collections, our experts choose three and reveal the surprisingly curious connections between them.
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Meet Me at the Fair!

In this featured video, discover how a salt-and-pepper shaker, a photograph of boys, and a pickle pin connect to one another.
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A Versatile Ingredient

In this featured video, discover how a butter churn, a Heinz pickle ad, and a photograph of old men on a pier connect to one another.
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Expanding Exploration

In the featured video below, explore the connection between a prospector's stake, Thomas Edison's tasimeter, and a song about an eclipse.
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Nearly Gone

In the featured video below, explore three Greenfield Village buildings and discover the thread that connects them.
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Unjust Sacrifices

In this featured video, discover how a Revolutionary War orderly book, an inventory of slaves, and a sketchbook of Central Park connect to one another. Connect 3 with The Henry Ford.
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Translation

In this featured video, discover how the sounding of dots and dashes, a birthdate written on paper, and words spoken by a robotic voice connect to one another.
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True Wireless

In this featured video, discover how puffs of smoke in the air, waving flags, and beacons of light connect to one another.
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Franklin's Enduring Engines

In this featured video, discover the fascinating story of how an early horseless carriage, a pioneering helicopter and a fantastic “car of tomorrow" connect.
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Science and Studio Glass

In this featured video, discover how applying scientific knowledge to technical innovations can lead to beautiful artistic expression in glass.
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Comfortable Seating

In this featured video, discover how two quirky early-American chair designs--an elastic and spring chair--connect with a modern-day classic.