Henry Ford's Own Story

Rose Wilder LANE (1886 - 1968)

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. (Summary by Lee Ann Howlett.)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Foreword Lee Ann Howlett
00:05:39
Play 01 01 - One Summer's Day Lee Ann Howlett
00:08:35
Play 02 02 - Mending a Watch Lee Ann Howlett
00:09:44
Play 03 03 - The First Job Lee Ann Howlett
00:07:59
Play 04 04 - An Exacting Routine Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 05 05 - Getting The Machine Idea Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 06 06 - Back To The Farm Lee Ann Howlett
00:09:48
Play 07 07 - The Road To Hymen Lee Ann Howlett
00:08:54
Play 08 08 - Making A Farm Efficient Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 09 09 - The Lure Of The Machine Shops Lee Ann Howlett
00:07:58
Play 10 10 - "Why Not Use Gasoline?" Lee Ann Howlett
00:08:53
Play 11 11 - Back To Detroit Lee Ann Howlett
00:07:38
Play 12 12 - Learning About Electricity Lee Ann Howlett
00:07:31
Play 13 13 - Eight Hours, But Not For Himself Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 14 14 - Struggling With The First Car Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 15 15 - A Ride In The Rain Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 16 16 - Enter Coffee Jim Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 17 17 - Another Eight Years Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 18 18 - Winning A Race Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 19 19 - Raising Capital Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 20 20 - Clinging To A Principle Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 21 21- Early Manufacturing Trials Lee Ann Howlett
00:10:00
Play 22 22 - Automobiles For The Masses Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 23 23 - Fighting The Seldon Patent Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 24 24 - "The Greatest Good To The Greatest Number" Lee Ann Howlett
00:09:07
Play 25 25 - Five Dollars A Day Minimum Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 26 26 - Making It Pay Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 27 27 - The Importance Of A Job Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 28 28 - A Great Educational Institution Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 29 29 - The European War Lee Ann Howlett
00:08:11
Play 30 30 - The Best Preparedness Lee Ann Howlett
00:08:48