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.
Optional brunch/lunch to follow the program at the Hilltop Restaurant 5101 Arcadia Ave, Edina. Please RSVP by Wednesday Nov 20th via phone or email. Let us know the number in your party. Call (612) 926-0646 (leave a message if necessary) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.