Learning Series at The Henry Ford - Transportation in America
Friday, January 20, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)
The Auto Industry: A Case Study in American Industrialism
Charles Hyde, Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University
Bob Casey, John and Horace Dodge Curator of Transportation, The Henry Ford
Plus: A short dramatic presentation: Home from Kitty Hawk It’s one thing to read about the thrill of the Wright brothers’ first flight. It’s quite another to have Wilbur and Orville tell you about it themselves. Three actors step into the roles of Orville, Wilbur and their sister, Katharine. (approx 20 minutes)
TEACHERS: If you need continuing education units, please register for the full-day workshop with our Call Center at 313.982.6001
Upon Arrival: Please park in the main West Lot (on the corner of Village Rd and Oakwood Blvd) and enter at the IMAX Theatre (connected to Henry Ford Museum). This event will take place in the Anderson Theatre which is between the IMAX entrance and the Clock Tower Entrance of Henry Ford Museum.
Parking - Parking is free for this event. A $5 parking fee will be charged to non-members who purchase tickets to Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village or the Ford Rouge Factory Tour.
For Questions: please contact our call center, open daily 9 AM – 5 PM 313l.982.6001. Or visit us online www.thehenryford.org
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The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories and lives from America's traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation. Our purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future.