Henry Ford & Harvey Firestone

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Henry Ford (left, cutting a piece of fruit) with Harvey Firestone (of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company) on the Ford - Edison camping trip. It looks like this "camping trip" was the precursor of corporate retreats since the "Edison" refers to Thomas Edison. I think that they were brainstorming ideas and cementing relationships. A camping trip rather than a golf game.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, gift from Herbert French, 1947
in USA


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