Abbreviations used in notes
|BHC||Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library|
|DFP||Detroit Free Press|
|DSN||Detroit Saturday Night|
|FA||Archives of Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan|
|NYT||New York Times|
|WRA||Walter Reuther Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit|
“When we had mechanical toys”: Margaret Ford Ruddiman, “Memories of My Brother, Henry Ford,” Michigan History, Sept. 1953; “Detroit will resolve”: Richard Bak, Detroit Across Three Centuries (Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2001), p. 39; “William Ford was a churchwarden”: Sidney Olson, Young Henry Ford: A Picture History of the First Forty Years, reprint (Detroit, Mich.: Wayne State University Press, 1997), p. 13; “The first thing that I remember”: ibid., p. 14; HF's overall impression: ibid., p. 15; “Shame cuts more deeply”/“Life will give you”: ibid., p. 18; “of that rarest type'TI remember distinctly”: Peter Collier and David Horowitz, The Fords: An American Epic (New York: Summit Books, 1987), p. 20; “She taught us”: Olson, p. 17; “It is not necessary”/“You see that home”: Collier and Horowitz, p. 22; “Every clock”: Olson, p. 20; “Father was quick”: Ruddiman; “I had seen”: Henry Ford (with Samuel Crowther), My Life and Work (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1923), p. 22; “1 learned then”: Collier and Horowitz, p. 24; “They put Henry'V'manufactured everything”: Reminiscences of Frederick Strauss, FA, acc. 65, p. 3; “Stick in your toenails”: Robert Lacey, Ford: The Men and the Machine (Boston: Little, Brown, 1986), p. 24; “I have an idea”/“At the end of that first day”: Olson, p. 33; “The problem that fascinated him”: ibid., p. 35; “Dear Clara”: FA, acc. 1, box 1; “had quite a few beaux”: Lacey, p. 28; “I remember going home”: Elizabeth Breuer, “Henry Ford and the Believer,” Ladies' Home Journal, Sept. 1923; “Cutting the timber”: Olson, p. 45; “How we roared”: ibid., p. 47; “It almost broke her heart”: ibid., p. 49; “I didn't run”: Reminiscences of David O'Donnell, FA, acc. 65, p. 5; Edsel's name: Reminiscences of Clarence Davis and Esther Davis, FA, acc. 65, p. 69.
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Publication information: Book title: Henry and Edsel: The Creation of the Ford Empire. Contributors: Richard Bak - Author. Publisher: Wiley. Place of publication: Hoboken, NJ. Publication year: 2003. Page number: 293.
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