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A Job at Ford's

Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but the system began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed.

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  • "Great depression"@en
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  • "Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but the system began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed."@en
  • "Just before the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed."@en
  • "Just before the advent of the Great depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed."@en
  • "Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees at the River Rouge plant. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era."
  • "Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees at the River Rouge plant. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era."@en
  • "In 1927 Henry Ford controlled the most important industry in the booming American economy. After the Depression hit in 1929 Ford started losing money. In Aug. 1931 production stopped and 60,000 auto workers became unemployed. Includes archival film footage, and interviews with persons involved: auto workers, government officials, and Ford management."
  • "Uses newsreels, photographs, Hollywood films and eyewitness accounts to tell the story of the Great Depression. This episode focuses on events at the Ford Motor Company."
  • "Just before the advent of the Great depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees, it began to come apart. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed."@en
  • "Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed."@en
  • "Summary: By 1927, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His plain American bargain of high wages in exchange for hard work, attracted tens of thousands of workers to Detroit, but it began to fall apart when he hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees."

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  • "History"
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  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en
  • "Films for the hearing impaired"@en
  • "Video recordings"
  • "Documentary films"@en

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  • "A job at Ford's"
  • "A Job at Ford's"
  • "A Job at Ford's"@en
  • "A job at Ford's"@en