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How the Ford Motor Company Transformed Minnesota over the Past 100 Years

November 23 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Author and historian Brian MacMahon will discuss how the Ford Motor Company transformed Minnesota as detailed in his award-winning book, The Ford Century in Minnesota, published by the University of Minnesota Press. The impact of the company will be seen locally, including the introduction of the Model T, the building of the Twin Cities Assembly Plant, cutbacks during the Depression, World War II, women joining the workforce, dealerships on Hennepin Avenue and Lake Street, globalization, the eventual closing of the plant in St. Paul, and more.

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Date:
November 23
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Linden Hills History Study Group
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contact@lindenhillshistory.info
Website:
lindenhillshistory.org