I’m not sure the attached article published in the Detroit Free Press ten years ago will be legible. My first car was a 1940 Ford purchased in 1963 when I was 14 years old. I bought and sold four cars before I was able to drive at age 16. Ironically, my 100th car was a 1940 Ford (above) that I purchased in 1991. I rebuilt that car and still own it today.
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Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Edsel Ford
From March 15 to July 12, 2015, the Detroit Institute of Arts will display nearly 70 works of art in an exhibit called Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit. The Henry Ford is pleased to be collaborating with the DIA to provide additional context for the exhibit. We're digitizing parts of our collection that directly relate to Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, their relationship with Edsel Ford and Ford Motor Company, and the creation of the frescos themselves. Look for updates here.
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