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Henry Ford's Own Story

Rose Wilder Lane (1886-1968)

1. 00 - Foreword
2. 01 - One Summer's Day
3. 02 - Mending a Watch
4. 03 - The First Job
5. 04 - An Exacting Routine
6. 05 - Getting The Machine Idea
7. 06 - Back To The Farm
8. 07 - The Road To Hymen
9. 08 - Making A Farm Efficient
10. 09 - The Lure Of The Machine Shops
11. 10 - Why Not Use Gasoline?
12. 11 - Back To Detroit
13. 12 - Learning About Electricity
14. 13 - Eight Hours, But Not For Himself
15. 14 - Struggling With The First Car
16. 15 - A Ride In The Rain
17. 16 - Enter Cofffee Jim
18. 17 - Another Eight Years
19. 18 - Winning A Race
20. 19 - Raising Capital
21. 20 - Clinging To A Principle
22. 21 - Early Manufacturing Trials
23. 22 - Automobiles For The Masses
24. 23 - Fighting The Seldon Patent
25. 24 - The Greatest Good To The Greatest Number
26. 25 - Five Dollars A Day Minimum
27. 26 - Making It Pay
28. 27 - The Importance Of A Job
29. 28 - A Great Educational Institution
30. 29 - The European War
31. 30 - The Best Preparedness

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Summary

Rose Wilder Lane was a newspaper reporter, free-lance writer, political activist, and the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" series of popular children's books. In this biography of Henry Ford, Ms. Lane worked directly with Ford to tell his story from his birth to his founding of the Ford Motor Company and his use of modern assembly lines to mass produce his cars.

Reviews

Taufik Yahya

- Henry Ford's Own Story

Good writing. Increased my admiration of Ford. Good reading.