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Old 07-30-2019, 02:10 AM   #1
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Happy Birthday Mr. Ford:



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PS: This photo is an original press release showing Mr. Ford cutting a birthday cake at a private celebration given by his closest friends when he turned 65 years old (30 July 1929 according to the description on the back of this press photo).
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Old 07-30-2019, 06:45 AM   #2
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Look how nice the lawn looks. Reel mowers?

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PS: This photo is an original press release showing Mr. Ford cutting a birthday cake at a private celebration given by his closest friends when he turned 65 years old (30 July 1929 according to the description on the back of this press photo).
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An important day in history, although "history is more or less bunk".
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Old 07-31-2019, 06:10 PM   #4
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Wonder if he had to sign up for Medicare that day oh wait that wasn't until the 1960's

Neat picture thanks, never saw that one before.
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Old 07-31-2019, 06:11 PM   #5
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Look how nice the lawn looks. Reel mowers?
I thought that too, looks nice. How did they mow fairways and stuff at golf courses back then?
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Old 07-31-2019, 09:05 PM   #6
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I spoke with a fellow today (77 y/o) who's grand father or uncle worked for mr Ford in his garage and also took care of flower beds around his home. He said he had seen photos of the grounds that his relative had of his work there.

My dad wasn't born yet when the photo above was made and the roads around here were like logging roads. Most lawns that didn't have a goat were hayfields.
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Don't see a picture
Must be this one...
Look at the little car on his right, looks like it was in a wreck
And someone boosted the front tire on the other one
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Me and the boys were celebrating...that is until Johnny Law showed up
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Happy Birthday Henry Ford
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