Ford Fights War Housing

Fuller, Helen
July 1942
New Republic;7/20/42, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p77
Focuses on the opposition of automobile manufacturer Henry Ford, to government's plan to build houses adjacent to his factory for some of the thousands of workers employed in the factory, at Willow Run, Michigan. Reasons behind Ford's opposition; Fact that Henry Ford was slowing down war production in the key Detroit area by his resistance to war necessity; Methods used by Ford to obstruct housing for Willow Run; Results of a survey on workers' housing in Detroit.


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