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The Model T or Tin Lizzie

On this day in 1926, Henry and Edsel Ford roll the last production Model T off the line at the Highland Park assembly plant, the…

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The Enduring Blue Jeans are Born

On this day in 1873, San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis are awarded a patent to create work pants reinforced…

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Model A to Today

On this day in 1903, the newly formed Ford Motor Company takes its first order from Chicago dentist Ernst Pfenning: an $850 two-cylinder Model A…

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Ford Model T and the Age of Modernization

On this day in 1926, Henry and Edsel Ford roll the last production Model T off the line at the Highland Park assembly plant, the…

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An Industrial Versailles

On this day in 1956, with 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower presiding, General Motors opens its modern “Technical Center” in the unlikely burg of Warren,…

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Couple Fined $3,500 For Leaving A Negative Online Review (Video)

A Utah couple is taking on an online retailer after they received a $3,500 fine for leaving a negative review of the company. Jen and…

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