Dusters and Dirt

As someone born in Dearborn, Michigan, home of the Ford Motor Company, I grew up keenly aware of businessman Henry Ford’s culturally transformative impact.  As a child I learned that in 1908, Ford introduced the relatively affordable Model T car to consumers.  Automobile ownership became achievable significantly altering American culture beyond expectations about how to get from point A to point B.  Among Ford’s influence was his streamlining of the mass production process.  Assembly line workers became specialized in specific tasks expediting production.  In the first half of the 20th

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