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October 1st Special Days - Featuring Model T Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 01, 2023 | 0 comments
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Image: The Model T: A Centennial History | Paperback: 168 pages | by Robert H. Casey (Author). Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; Reprint Edition (October 4, 2016)
The Model T
October 1st is... Model T Birthday (1908), CD Player Day (1982), National Homemade Cookie Day, International Coffee Day, International Music Day, International Day of Older Persons/International Day for the Elderly, International Raccoon Appreciation Day, National Pumpkin Spice Day, Walt Disney World Opens (1971), 31 Day of Halloween Horror, International Willy Wonka Day, World Series Birthday (1903), Magic Circles Day (1905), Postcard Birthday (1869), International Gaucher Day, National Black Dog Day™, National Walk Your Dog Day, National VHS Day, Jimmy Carter's Birthday (1924), Less Than Perfect Day, National BOOK It! Day, World Sake Day, Yosemite National Park Birthday (1890), National Fire Pup Day, White Rabbit Day, National Hair Day, National Lace Day, World Vegetarian Day/World Vegan Day (1977), Vegan Baking Day, Agricultural Fair Day, Armed Forces Day (Korea), National Day (China), Children's Day (Guatemala), Festival de la Primavera (Peru), Lincolnshire Day (UK), St. Remigius' Day, St. Romanos' Day, St. Theresa of the Child Jesus' Day

PLUS - interesting books and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Model T Ford Service, by Ford Motor Company (Author). Publisher: Periscope Film LLC (August 11, 2013)Model T Birthday (1908)
-- October 1, 1908, is marked as the birthday of perhaps the greatest singular automotive creation. It was the day the first Ford Model T was produced. Ford's gift to the world brought a revolution in the automobile industry. It was the perfect combination of low price, technology, and style. It featured a hand-crank motor until 1919, and its 4-cylinder engine produced around 20 horsepower. The first Ford Model T cost $850 in 1908, and with the introduction of Ford's assembly line production, the price dropped to $300 in 1927.

Read: Model T Ford Service
-- Henry Ford's Model T forever changed the world. The car made for the great multitude (as Ford put it) first debuted in 1908 and proved so affordable and so popular that fifteen million were sold through 1927. The Tin Lizzie was the first automobile to be mass-produced on moving assembly lines and built using interchangeable parts. It proved tough and reliable in everyday use, and cheap enough to spawn the automobile revolution: the car cost $850 in 1909 but amazingly by the 1920s, the price had dropped to a mere $260 due to the perfection of production techniques and economy of scale.

Image: Model T Ford Factory Service Manual: Complete illustrated instructions for all operations, by Ford Motor Company (Author), by David Grant Stewart Sr. (Author). Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (November 20, 2012)Model T Ford Factory Service Manual
--Complete illustrated instructions for all operations on the Model T Ford. By the Ford Motor Company.

Image: Fascinations Metal Earth 1908 Ford Model T 3D Metal Model Kit1908 Ford Model T Metal Model Kit
-- The Ford Model T was the first automobile mass-produced on moving assembly lines with completely interchangeable parts, marketed to the middle class. This car had two forward gears, a 20-horsepower engine, and no driver doors. Pop out the pieces and connect them using tabs and holes. Includes illustrated instructions.

🚗 Classic First Cars Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Sea to Sea in a Model T: and the story of Henry Ford's Old Car | Kindle Edition | by Van Polen, Don (Author), Van Polen, Fran (Editor). Publication Date: March 15, 2014
Sea to Sea in a Model T

Amazon Freebies:

🚗 Free Ford Model T ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🚗 Read Ford Model T ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🚗 Free Classic Cars apps

🚗 Free Classic Cars game apps

🚗 Free Classic Cars magazine apps

🚗 Listen to Classic Cars Digital Music with a Amazon Music Unlimited Free Trial

🚗 Watch Classic Cars Videos for Free -- Join Amazon Prime - Watch Thousands of Movies and TV Shows Anytime - Start Free Trial Now

🚗 Listen to Classic Cars Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

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🚗 Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Free Trial - Unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos, and apps, as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. (US, Germany, UK)

Ford Model T Recipes:

🚗 Henry Ford Museum: Recipes and Cookbooks

🚗 Model T Ford Forum: Manifold Cooker Recipes

🚗 WHIDBEY RECIPES: Model Ts and dear old Dad | South Whidbey

Image: The Model T Ford Car: Its Construction, Operation, and Repair | Kindle Edition | by Victor Page (Author) | Publisher: Happy Gluten Free, LLC (February 4, 2012)
The Model T Ford Car

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🚗 Model T Papercraft

🚗 Model T coloring pages

🚗 Henry Ford Facts and Worksheets

🚗 Build a Model T - Educational Resources - The Henry Ford Museum

🚗 Impact of the Model T – Then and Now | Henry Ford and Innovation | Educator DigiKit

🚗 A Nation on Wheels | Reading A-Z

🚗 Cars and Automobiles Coloring Page Sheets

🚗 Ford Model T Service Manual

🚗 Dad's Model T Fords By John T Craft | Free PDF

🚗 Ford Model T Blueprint - Download free blueprint

🚗 Ford Model T facts for kids

🚗 Top 25 Cars Coloring Pages

🚗 Henry Ford and the Model T Printables and Worksheets

🚗 Ford Model T 1908 Free Vehicle Paper Model Download

🚗 Henry Ford and the Model T: US History for Kids

🚗 Ford Model T Enthusiasts site: Kids Corner

🚗 1909-1927 Ford Model T Specifications and Identification Page

🚗 Henry Ford 1863-1947 Printable Worksheet Booklet

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