Daily Activities at Your Place in Time
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Highlighting five generations that came of age in the 20th century, this exhibit presents each generation and the everyday technologies that shaped them through a series of vignettes. Immerse yourself in different eras and contemplate what it was like for each group as they came of age. Where is your place in America's past? What touching and once-familiar artifacts might you find here that stir memories of the social and cultural values that defined your own generation?
Your Place in Time
Check out some of the amazing — and curious — inventions and everyday technologies that shaped past generations. You'll see them first-hand when you journey through the Your Place in Time exhibit in Henry Ford Museum.
Before digital music, recordings were often on cassette tapes, which were more portable than vinyl records.
Many people believed computers would never be small enough or cheap enough that anyone could own one.