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HENRY FORD LORE

WHAT WITH his putting America on wheels, paying his workers enough to aspire to those wheels (albeit controlling the workers’ private lives as well), being strongly anti-war, but also notoriously … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

GEORGE B. SELDEN VS HENRY FORD

IN 1879, GEORGE B. Selden patented the automobile. Selden wasn’t an engineer. He was a tinkerer, though, and more important, a patent attorney. Selden recognized the value of delaying the … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 10 Comments