Bibliography: Willow Run Housing

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Willow Run Housing Bibliography

This bibliography was compiled by staff of the Benson Ford Research Center’s Archives and Library Department based on materials in our collections. If you have questions about these resources, please use our Submit a Question feature. If you are interested in duplication, please see our Duplication Resources FAQ.

Archival

  • Acc. 435 Charles C La Croix Records
    • box 15 Willow Run v. 2 Orientation and Housing; v. 3 Worker's Morale
    • box 22 Willow Run v. 22 Housing Report (6-1-1945)
    • box 40 Willow Run Plant data
    • box 41 Willow Run Subject files; Prefabricated Housing – Holt – Fairchild Co.
    • box 57 Willow Run v. 18 Scrapbook of newspaper articles (includes housing crisis)
       
  • Acc. 378 Public Relations Research Library Subject Files
    • box 35 War Production-Willow Run-Housing Project, 1942
       
  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 2910 WAS Washtenaw County Property - Condemned for Willow Court Housing Project by National Housing Agency, 1945-1946
       
  • Acc. 6 Edsel Ford Office Papers
    • box 169 HEA-HER (includes Senator Clyde Herring, Public Housing Committee promoting big housing project next to Willow Run), 1942
    • box 172 TI-TY Alex Linn Trout, backer of Willow Run housing project, 1942
    • box 262 Willow Run Bomber Plant, 1942-1943
    • box 264
      • War Manpower Commission, 1942
      • Defense-Miscellaneous, 1942 
         
  • Acc. 1700 Ford Motor Company Property Records
    • box 9-11 Willow Run
       
  • Acc. 833 General Photographs
    • box 170-171 Bomber plant exteriors (includes housing) 
    • box 227-229 Photos include Willow Run housing

Oral Histories (materials may be restricted due to format, please contact reference staff in advance for access)

  • 65_ 24 Logan Miller 
  • 89.306.1 Oral History Reatha Zeck Parker
  • 89.325.1 Oral History Ann Jaworski (no transcript)
  • 2000.136.1 Oral History Olga M. Madar

Vertical File

  • World War II-B-24 Liberator Bomber (Willow Run)-Articles-1940s (5 folders)

Books

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