Title: 
Ford Rotunda, Administration Bldg., And The Rouge Plant, Near Detroit, Mich.
Year: 
1940
Publisher: 
United News Co.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
20082
40
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Notes: 
c. 1940; aerial view; the Ford Rotunda, Administration Building and the Rouge Plant on Schaefer Road in Dearborn, Michigan; the Ford River Rouge Complex was designed by Albert Kahn and constructed between 1917 and 1928; the rotunda was designed by Albert Kahn for the 1934 World Fair in Chicago. Afterwards, it was moved to Dearborn and redesigned; it was destroyed by fire in 1962; "A huge revolving globe in the center of the rotunda, having only the sky for a roof, depicts with colored and shaded markings, the various Ford interests. Facing it is the Administration Building; in the background the Rouge Plant. Located on Schaeffer Highway."
Subject(s): 
Ford Motor Company (Detroit)
Automobiles
Factories
Kahn, Albert, Architect
Ford Motor Company (Detroit). Rotunda
Schaefer Highway (Dearborn)
Ford Motor Company (Detroit). Rouge River Plant
Place(s): 
Dearborn (Michigan)
Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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