Crowd of Applicants outside Highland Park Plant after Five Dollar Day Announcement, January 1914

Screen Shot 2019-11-27 at 7.45.46 PM.png

Dublin Core

Title

Crowd of Applicants outside Highland Park Plant after Five Dollar Day Announcement, January 1914

Description

he company's announcement to pay five dollars for an eight-hour day compared to the previous rate of $2.34 for a nine-hour day made many workers willing to submit to the relentless discipline of the line in return for such high wages.

Source

https://www.thehenryford.org/collections-and-research/digital-collections/artifact/35765/

Date

January 1914

Contributor

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Format

Photographic print

Language

English

Tags

Citation

“Crowd of Applicants outside Highland Park Plant after Five Dollar Day Announcement, January 1914,” The Making of the Modern U.S., accessed October 23, 2021, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/makingmodernus/items/show/679.