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Goldenrod Racer at The Henry Ford

Goldenrod: Cheating the Wind, Setting a Record

Can a car built in a vegetable stand be a national treasure? It can if it is packed with ingenious engineering ideas, set a world More

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The Dymaxion House: The Same and Improved

In early February, the Conservation Deptartment did its yearly inspection of the Dymaxion House with the assistance of Historic Operating Machinery Specialist Tim Brewer. As More

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Easter Greetings and Gatherings

Easter greeting card, circa 1885. Featuring a spray of lilies, a Bible quotation, and the Christian cross, the greeting reads, “A Happy Easter to You. More

Pilot, pony car and pioneer: Stanley Tucker and Mustang Serial Number One pose with a statue of Portuguese explorer Gaspar Corte-Real, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. (THF98057)

Stanley Tucker and Ford Mustang Serial Number One

It’s ironic – like, in the actual “opposite of what you’d expect” way as opposed to the “merely coincidental” way in which the term is More

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Just Added to Our Digital Collections: Jens Jensen Drawings Series

Jens Jensen (1860–1951) was a Danish-born landscape architect who did a large amount of design work for the Ford family and Ford Motor Company. This More

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Easter Egg Free Printable

In just a few days Easter will be here – are you ready? To help get you and your family ready for the celebration, designer More

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A Peek “Behind the Scenes” at The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford, like other older, long-established museums, can only display a very small percentage of its artifacts at any given time. The remainder is More

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Just Added to Our Digital Collections: Tattooing Artifacts

Those of us who work at The Henry Ford often remark that our collections are so vast that we surely must have something relevant to More

The 1959 Toyopet, Toyota's underpowered and unsuccessful first attempt to break into the US car market, at the Toyota USA Automobile Museum.

Report from the 2014 NAAM Conference

Spring means many things to many people: an end to cabin fever, swapping the snow blower for the lawn mower, or getting the car out More

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Mustang Tour Update: April 2014

Our Mustangs are back out on the road this month as the THF OnWheels Tour continues into the spring. This time our Mustang Serial Number More