Tuesday, October 11th
“From Muscles to Motors on the Farm: Henry Ford and the Great American Tractor Wars”
7:00 p.m., Greece Town Hall,
One Vince Tofany Blvd. 14612
A lecture by Dr. Milton C. Sernett, Professor Emeritus, Syracuse University
Henry Ford's entry into the tractor business sparked a conflict in the farm machinery industry that had long-term consequences for American life on and off the farm. The lecture uses rare images from the archives of the great tractor manufacturers and depictions of the seasons of agricultural work before the factory farm replaced the family farm.
This Speakers in the Humanities event, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Canandaigua National Bank & Trust.