Part Three:

Scene One

Highland Park to The River Rouge:

 

SPOT

FORD MACHINE

MILL bottom

INGERSOLL

DRILL 6 holes

CINCINNATI BICKFORD

REAM 6 holes

CINCINNATI BICKFORD

                            FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NOW HIRING

men crowd in front

of the Ford Employment Office

coming for the $5 day

ten thousand men

MILLsides BORErough REAMfinish MILLends DRILLholes DRILLseats  
INGERSOLL FOOTE BURKE FOOTE BURKE INGERSOLL FOOTE BURKE FOOTE BURKE  

 

Lee

Mr. Ford want the Sociological Department

to determine who gets the new wage

and help the men best dispose of their

new wealth. I want the help of some local

figure trusted by all. Mrs. Ford

mentioned you. This service will bring

a bright light into many men's lives.

Will you help?

Rev. Samuel Marquis

Of course, John. I'd be delighted.

Lee

I want to write a speech that will

persuade the community to accept

our program, to calm their fears. Listen:

"Our interviewers go into workers' homes

especially the homes of immigrants

to see that they don't house borders

or keep unsanitary conditions; to see

that they spend wisely, not on drink

and gambling, but on home improvements.

Marquis

Somehow John, we got to get across

that this is brother love,

not Daddy help you!

          REAMpush rod holes

FOOTE BURKE

REAMvalve stem holes

FOOTE BURKE

MILLdoor seats

KEARNEY & TRACKER

DRILL15 holes

FOOTE BURKE

REAM15 holes

REED

MILLshaft seat bearings

HEDNEY

FINISHtransmission end

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BOREshaft bearings

REED

DRILL45 holes

FOOTE BURKE

DRILL15 anchor holes

FOOTE BURKE

SPOTFACE15 holes

BARNES

DRILL6 holes

FOOTE BURKE

  MILLwater slots SPOTshaft screw bosses SPOTbearing holes FACEtime end gears
  FORD FOOTE BURKE CINCINNATI CINCINNATI
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WATER

WATER

WATER

WATER HOSE

Get out of here

How can these bums all get jobs

ICE

Fifteen Thousand!

They wouldn't let the boys get in DOOR 6

Turn hoses on them. What else can we do?

ICE!

 

1914 MODEL T'S MADE January 25,100; February 24,000; March 28,100; April 25,600; May 17,720; June16,182; July 10,698; August 20,400; September 20,100; October 25,100; November 15,700; December 12,000;TOTAL MADE 240,700; TOTAL SALES 248,307; NET INCOME $30,338,000; EMPLOYEES 12,880

Ford leads Couzens

to a quiet place

Ford

Jim, this is what I meant.

Couzens

This is all your land?

Ford

I was a boy here so I bought it up.

Couzens

You want to put the tractor plant here?

Ford

Tractor, everything. This is where we build.

I'd like to do the whole thing out here,

along the Rouge River,

make the iron, foundry work, glass.

Couzens

This area is too inaccessable.

Put the plant down by the Detroit River.

Ford

There you have three sides water.

You can only expand one way.

Here you bring the water to the plant.

Dredge the river up to here.

Couzens

Army engineers could do that with war coming on.

Ford

I'm not interested in war.

Couzens

There's a war in Europe. You know that?

Ford

People are too smart to keep fighting.

Couzens

Tell the Kaiser that.

Ford

We won't get into it.

Couzens

You're wrong.

This country will follow Britain.

Ford

Good wages and good cars -

share profits, that's the idea

share profits with workers and buyers,

if everybody did that

there wouldn't be no wars. This company

won't have anything to do with war.

Couzens

Belgium's honor is more important than money.

Don't go blabbing your war views!

Ford

Nobody tells me to shut up!

Couzens

Guns! Not tractors!

You driving me back or do I walk?

 

Sorensen

I boss the tractor.

Couzens, Wills, Hawkins,

none of them have a say.

Henry Ford and his son

formed a new company

to build the Fordson Tractor.

I run it.

She'll be out at the Rouge.

The tractor will be

just like the T,

light and sound

for use not for show,

and in the price range

of every farmer.

Joe Galamb will design it

along with Mr. Ford.

And I'll make it.

This weekend my family

is going to a picnic

with Henry, Clara and Edsel.

Liebold

Several political people asked Mr. Ford

if he is available to run for public office.

I think Mr. Ford would make an ideal

candidate. He's like by the people

as much as Mr. Bryan, but Mr. Ford

made his fame through solid business,

and industrial idealism, not demagogery.

 

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Hawkins

Sure the Old Man didn't like some

of my activities. He burned my records,

but you should have seen his smile,

when I packed a box car

with knock down parts and told him

about our web of assembly plants.

Wills

What makes you think

Couzens will go? I've

always thought Ford

would quit first. Hank

is just a simple mechanic,

not a Rockefeller.

Hawkins

Did you see his face when reporters

quizzed him on the $5 day.

That got Henry in the limelight

and he loves it. Anyway, Couzens

wants to get into politics.

Wills

Maybe you're right but

you know what Ford's giving

his son for his 21st birthday?

A million dollars.

The Old Man wants Edsel

to take over, not Norval Hawkins!

turn flange

circumference

REEDLATHE square down to center

LANDIS rough grind middle bearing

LANDISfinish grind middle bearing

LANDISrough grind flange bearing

LANDISfinish grind flange bearing

LANDISrough grind bearing front

LANDISfinish grind gear fit

SCREW PRESS STRAIGHTEN FINISH

MODEL T's MADE       MODEL T's MADE
JANUARY 24,286       FEBRRUARY 26,275
BUYERS OF THIS CAR WILL SHARE

IN PROFITS IF WE SELL 300,000 NEW FORDS

BETWEEN AUGUST 1914 AND AUGUST 1915

      BUYERS OF THIS CAR WILL SHARE

IN PROFITS IF WE SELL 300,000 NEW FORDS

BETWEEN AUGUST 1914 AND AUGUST 1915

 

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