Henry Ford in His Own Words
Eyewitness to History
Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, didn't invent the car or even his famous assembly line. However, he was the innovator who made these things wildly successful. In fact, his practices and ideas shaped American life and business in the twentieth century, even helping the war effort in World War II, and continue to do so today. This biography uses quotations and writings to trace Henry Ford's rise from humble farm boy to thriving entrepreneur.