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Principal Investigator(s): Whatley, Warren C.; Wright, Gavin
This data collection contains work histories of employees of the Ford Motor Company. A complete work history for each employee is presented, including wage rates, occupation, dates of hire, length of time on the job, reasons for leaving, and job performance ratings. Demographic information in the collection includes date of birth, gender, marital status, race, ethnicity, place of birth, citizenship, and English language ability.
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Whatley, Warren C., and Gavin Wright. Employee Records of the Ford Motor Company [Detroit Area], 1918-1947. ICPSR06352-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06352.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06352.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (NSF: SES-8300696 and SES-8910514)
- University of Michigan
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Persons employed between 1918 and 1947 in Detroit-area plants of the Ford Motor Company. Also included are mine workers, tugboat operators, and farm workers in other Ford Motor Company operations.
Data Types: administrative records data
Sample: Stratified random sample of 4,144 employees.
manuscript employee records of the Ford Motor Company housed at the Ford Industrial Archive in Redford, Michigan
Original ICPSR Release: 1995-06-05
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