Henry Ford and Grass-roots America

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University of Michigan Press, 1973 - Biography & Autobiography - 266 pages
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A study of Henry Ford and rural America in the 1920s
 

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Contents

Henry Ford The Emergence of a Folk Hero
1
The Automobile Alters the Rural Scene
14
The Ford Name Spreads Across Rural America
34
Barnyard Inventors and the Model T
59
Henry Fords Tractors and Agriculture
82
Farmers Faith in Henry Ford
103
Ford and the Farm Cooperative Movement
126
Ford Science and Rural Ecology
142
Fords Politics and the Common Man
162
The Great Depression and the Ford Response
180
Ford and the Little Red Schoolhouse
196
Dear Mr Ford
212
Ford in Retrospect
229
Notes
243
Index
259
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