The Anti-Semitic Origins of Henry Ford's Arts Education Patronage

@article{Warnock2009TheAO,
  title={The Anti-Semitic Origins of Henry Ford's Arts Education Patronage},
  author={Emery C. Warnock},
  journal={Journal of Historical Research in Music Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={102 - 79}
}
  • Emery C. Warnock
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Historical Research in Music Education
Henry Ford (1863-1947) was a complex man. Perhaps the greatest irony of his life was the contrast between his ushering in modern urban America through mass produced gasoline-fueled automobiles and his deeply held philosophy that all Americans should live as the their forbearers did. Henry Ford saw twentieth century cities as a "pestiferous growth" and contrasted the "unnatural, twisted, and cooped up" lives of city people with the "wholesome life of independence and sterling honesty" that the… Expand
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