Created By: MLHS
The assembly line was born here in 1913, producing Ford Model-T cars, cutting production time from 728 to 93 minutes per vehicle. This is where thousands of job seekers lined up after Ford announced a $5 a day wage (with conditions). It is also where Matilda Rabinowitz, a young organizer, gave lunchtime speeches from a soapbox outside the plant. The factor, now in disrepair, was designed by renowned architect Albert Kahn.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Detroit Working History