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Michigan's C. Harold Wills (Michigan History Lecture)

Event Type: Adult Event
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 6/5/2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
 Lecture on Alan Naldrett's recently published book, Michigan's C. Harold Wills-The Genius Behind the Model T and the Wills Sainte Claire Automobile. The presentation tells the Early Days of the Ford Motor Co. through the eyes of Ford's "right-hand man" C. Harold Wills.

More about C. Harold Wills:

-Created the Ford logo

-Designed all of Ford's early models, including Models A through T

-Developed the steel used in most autos today

-Pioneered the planetary transmission

-Pioneered back-up lights in autos, as well as other accessories

-Quit his million-dollar a year job at Ford to start his own auto company

-Created a "Model Town" for his workers
Library: Center Line Library
Location: Center Line Library
Status: Closed