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Clara Ford Driving a 1906 Ford Model N on Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan, with Myrle Clarkson as Passenger

Manning Studio1906

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

In 1906, Clara Ford, wife of Henry Ford, and Myrle Clarkson, a secretary at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, took a Model N out for a spin. The two drove from the plant where the Model N was built around the streets of Detroit. The Model N was the low-priced but smaller predecessor to the Model T.

Details

  • Title: Clara Ford Driving a 1906 Ford Model N on Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan, with Myrle Clarkson as Passenger
  • Creator: Manning Studio
  • Date Created: 1906
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Subject Keywords: Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950, Clarkson, Myrle, Women automobile drivers, Ford automobile, Automobiles, Dusters (Outdoor overgarments), Cars, Ford Model N automobile, Photographic prints, Photographs
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: P.O.3344
  • Image ID: THF115643
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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