Ida Thornberry discusses Garden Village, Kingsford, Michigan. Topics include the early Ford Motor Company days, her arrival Garden Village in 1925, former buildings’ locations, the Garden Village Schoolyard, the temporary barrack school, school in shifts, the expanding student population, Garden Village School and Lincoln School, grocery shopping at the Ford Store, Kingsford incorporation, the Ford Plant land sale, and World War II and its effects on Garden Village. Note: Briding should be corrected to Breitung. Interviewed by Inez Peterson
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