"I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids--and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me."

 - Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man"

George Ford

George W. Ford, son of John Ford

George William Ford was the son of John and Charlotte Ford and was born in Gum Springs, Virginia. He married Irene Collins and the couple had 13 children: Reginia, Geraldine, Margarite,...

George Ford Tomb Guard
Black and white photograph of George Ford, son of John Ford, on May 20, 1931, working as tomb guard at George Washington's final resting place. (Photo Credit MVLA).