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Old Photos: A Day In Life of a Ford Dealer

Berl Berry automobile dealership organization, founded by Berl Berry in 1940 with Ford and Lincoln-Mercury automobiles, moved to two locations in 1950 at 19th and McGee Streets and 1818 Independence Boulevard.
Leaving for work:

Ford dealer Berl Berry leaving his house.

Ford dealer Berl Berry leaving his house. © Time Inc. Ed Clark

At work:

Ford dealer Berl Berry and his secretary, in his ornate office.© Time Inc. Ed Clark

Midday break:

Ford dealer Berl Berry and his wife (R) eating brunch at Saddle and Sirloin Club.© Time Inc. Ed Clark

Checking out his ranch:

Ford dealer Berl Berry, visiting his ranch outside Kansas City.

Ford dealer Berl Berry, visiting his ranch outside Kansas City.© Time Inc. Ed Clark

Relaxing at home after the long day on a giant bed:

Ford dealer Berl Berry and children lounging on giant 10 x 11 bed, in his home.© Time Inc. Ed Clark