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Bluhm, Donald, 1923-
Interviewee, Donald Bluhm [videorecording]
Alternate Title Donald Bluhm
[Dearborn, Mich. : University of Michigan--Dearborn, Campus Media Services], c2003
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HD9710.U52 B52 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject Bluhm, Donald, 1923- -- Interviews
Camp Willow Run (Ypsilanti, Mich.)
Subject(s) Youth -- Employment -- Michigan
Subject Michigan -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Michigan -- History -- 20th century
Ford Motor Company -- Interviews
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Note Title from disc label
Recorded on August 12, 2003
Performer/Participant Interviewer: Kae Halonen
Summary Donald Bluhm, a former Ford Motor Company employee was interviewed by Kae Halonen as part of the Center for the Study of Automotive Heritage's MotorCities Memories Oral History Project. Mr. Bluhm worked on a "Ford farm" as a seventeen year old during one summer in the very early 1940s (1940 or 1941) at Camp Willow Run. This was a Ford Motor Company program in which young men worked on all aspects of farming and then were guaranteed a job at "Ford's" after the summer. Mr. Bluhm describes his experiences on the farm, working at a Ford plant after the summer, his war time experiences and returning to civilian life after the end of the war as well as his ties to Henry Ford and the company
Series MotorCities memories oral history project
Alternate Author Halonen, Kae
University of Michigan--Dearborn. Campus Media Services
University of Michigan--Dearborn. Center for the Study of Automotive Heritage

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