The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits an assortment of historical artifacts that illustrate the life and times of Gerald R. Ford. The goal of the Ford Museum is to preserve this collection so that future generations might better understand the legacy of the nation's 38th President.
The Ford Museum in Grand Rapids holds around 19,000 artifacts, an assortment of historical artifacts that illustrate the life and times of Gerald R. Ford. These objects include gifts received by the Gerald Ford throughout his life, including head of state and American bicentennial gifts received while President. The collection also includes artifacts related to the 1976 Presidential campaign, the Whip Inflation Now (WIN) campaign, Betty Ford and the Ford children.
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