Five Dollar Day

The announcement on January 5, 1914, of Ford’s $5 day sent hordes of job-seekers to the company’s factory in Highland Park. Below you can see an example of the amount of potential employees that were brought out by this announcement in 1914. Click here to read the full article: "Ten Thousand Men in Rush to Share Ford's Profit Plan."

The picture below shows an example of the number of potential employees brought out by Ford’s announcement.

Images from the Collections of The Henry Ford. 1) Acc. 683 and 2) P. 833.29
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