This National Archive produced documentary from 1962 features archival film footage from Henry Ford's collection.
Using a wide variety of locations and scenes from across America, from just before the First World War to just before the Great Depression, it shows the relatively rapid change of America from a traditional agrarian society to a mechanized one.
It also offers a brief glimpse into Mr. Ford's life and personality via showcasing footage of his pursuits.
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