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The big blue tube's / Just like Louise / You get a thrill /
From every squeeze / Burma-Shave

                                    

browse books about American Transportation / Automotive at Amazon

American Truck Historical Society [est. 1971]

Vintage Auto Posters [est. 1980] in Carmel Valley, California

Spirit of America Bookstore / Roadside Americana Page / Vintage Automobiles Section
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Auto-Racing Movies Film Festival
at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

Treasury of Early American Automobiles book by Floyd Clymer  "Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925" [1950]
by Floyd Clymer

Outlet 11x8½ hardcover [6/80] out of print/used
Bonanza Books 11x8½ hardcover [1950] out of print/used
McGraw-Hill 10¾x8½ hardcover [1950] out of print/used
McGraw-Hill 9x6 hardcover [1950] out of print/used
First fifty years of the automobile 1893-1942 book by Harold P. Howard  "Say, Were Those Old-Fashioned Cars For Real?: First Fifty Years of The Automobile, 1893-1942" [1973] by Harold P. Howard
self-publd pb [1973] out of print/used
Automobiles of The '60s book from Consumer Guide  "Automobiles of The '60s" [1977] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
Publications Intl. Ltd. 10¾x8¼ hardcover [1999] out of print/used
Publications Intl. Ltd. 11x9¼ hardcover [1977] out of print/used
Automobiles of the '50s book from Consumer Guide  "Automobiles of The '50s" [1993] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
Publications Intl. Ltd. 10¾x9 hardcover [1999] out of print/many used
Publications Intl. Ltd. 11x9¼ hardcover [6/93] out of print/many used
Cars of The Fabulous '50s book by James M. Flammang  "Cars of The Fabulous '50s: A Decade of High Style and Good Times" [1995]
by James M. Flammang

contains more than 1,600 photos & illustrations, most in full-color; year-by-year overviews of cultural events; product & personnel timelines for automakers; period advertising and promotional material
Publications Intl. Ltd. 11¾x9 hardcover [3/2000] out of print/many, many used
Fifties Flashback / American Car book by Dennis Adler  "Fifties Flashback: The American Car" [1996] by Dennis Adler
125 color photographs and 30 b&w historical photos
Motorbooks Intl. 10x10 pb [7/2004] out of print/used
Crestline 10¼x10 hardcover [4/2012] for $11.69
50s Cars Vintage Auto Ads book edited by Jim Heimann  "50s Cars: Vintage Auto Ads" [2003]
Edited by Jim Heimann

Taschen Icons 7½x5½ pb [5/2003] out of print/used
Cars of the Classic 30s book from Consumer Guide  "Cars of The Classic '30s" [2004] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
contains year-by-year summaries of each major American make, with hundreds of excellent photos of vintage cars, original ads, and promotional illustrations
Publications Intl. Ltd. 8¼x11 wide hardcover [2004] out of print/used
Six Men Who Built the Modern Auto Industry book by Richard A. Johnson  "Six Men Who Built The Modern Auto Industry" [2005]
by Richard A. Johnson

The stories of six extraordinary men who redefined the automotive industry after World War II, and redirected its course for the future: Henry Ford II, Shoichiro Honda, Lee Iacocca (Ford & Chrysler), Robert Lutz (General Motors), Ferdinand Piech (Volkswagen), and Eberhard von Kuenheim (B.M.W.)
Motorbooks Intl. 9x6¼ hardcover [5/2005] out of print/many, many used
Cars of the 1950s book from Consumer Guide  "Cars of The 1950s" [2005] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
contains year-by-year summaries of each major American make, with hundreds of excellent photos of vintage cars, original ads, and promotional illustrations – over 700 images – and informative essays about each year of the 1950s
Publications Intl. Ltd. 8¼x11 wide hardcover [5/2005] out of print/used
60s Cars Vintage Auto Ads book edited by Jim Heimann  
"60s Cars: Vintage Auto Ads" [2005]
Edited by Jim Heimann, Introduction by Tony Thacker

Taschen Icons 8x5¾ pb [9/2005] out of print/used
Big Book of Car Culture book by Jim Hinckley & Jon G. Robinson  "The Big Book of Car Culture: The Armchair Guide To Automotive Americana"
[2005] by Jim Hinckley & Jon G. Robinson

Motorbooks Intl. 10½x8½ pb [10/2005] out of print/used
Cars of the Fantastic 50s book by Daniel B. Lyons  "Cars of The Fantastic '50s" [2005] by Dan Lyons
Forty-five examples that illustrate the decade of fins and chrome and three-tone paint jobs, with exterior and interior and under-the-hood photographs.
Krause Publns 11¼x11 hardcover [11/2005] out of print/used
70s Cars Vintage Auto Ads book edited by Jim Heimann  "70s Cars: Vintage Auto Ads" [2006]
Edited by Jim Heimann, Introduction by Tony Thacker

Taschen Icons 7¾x6 pb [2006] out of print/used
Cars of the 1940s book from Consumer Guide  "Cars of The 1940s" [2008] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
contains year-by-year summaries of each major American make, with hundreds of excellent photos of vintage cars, original ads, and promotional illustrations
Publications Intl. Ltd. 8½x11 wide hardcover [6/2008] out of print/used

Cars of the 50s book from Consumer Guide  "Cars of The 50s" [2008] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
contains year-by-year summaries of each major American make, with hundreds of excellent photos of vintage cars, original ads, and promotional illustrations, and informative essays about each year of the 1950s
Publications Intl. Ltd. 12x9 hardcover [9/2008] for $24.98
Cars of the 60s book from Consumer Guide  "Cars of The 60s" [2008] by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
contains year-by-year summaries of each major American make, with hundreds of excellent photos of vintage cars, original ads, and promotional illustrations, and informative essays about each year of the 1960s
Publications Intl. Ltd. 12x9 hardcover [9/2008] for $24.98
Cars of the 70s book from Consumer Guide  "Cars of The 70s" [2008] by James M. Flammang & the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide
contains year-by-year summaries of each major American make, with hundreds of excellent photos of vintage cars, original ads and promotional illustrations, and informative essays about each year of the 1970s
Publications Intl. Ltd. 12x9 leatherbound hardcover [9/2008] out of print/used
20th Century Classic Cars / 100 Years of Automotive Ads book by Jim Heimann & Phil Patton  "20th Century Classic Cars: 100 Years of Automotive Ads" [2009]
by Jim Heimann & Phil Patton

Taschen 8x6¼ hardcover [4/2014] for $15.29
Taschen hardcover [7/2009] for $31.70
Cars of The 50s book edited by Jim Heimann  "Cars of The 50s" [2009]
Edited by Jim Heimann

Taschen Icons 25th Anniv Edition 7¾x5½ pb [7/2009] out of print/used
Tales of Brilliant Automotive Innovations book by Arvid Linde  "Preston Tucker & Others: Tales of Brilliant Automotive Innovators & Innovations" [2011] by Arvid Linde
subjects include Preston Tucker, Carl F.W. Borgward (Germany), and
John DeLorean; over 150 illustrations

Kindle Edition from Veloce Publng [9/2011] for $19.99 {sic}
Veloce Publng 9x6 pb [4/2011] for $11.00
Veloce Publng 9x6 pb [4/2011] out of print/used
Collector Car Price Guide book for 2017  "2017 Collector Car Price Guide, 12th Edition [2016]
From the Editors of Old Cars Report"

More than 280,000 listings of vehicles from 1901 to 2009, in 848 pages
Krause Publns 9x6 pb [7/2016] for $14.91

(AllPosters.com shut down their affiliates program in June 2015)

                           

                           

                    


American Motors Corp. [1954-88]
formed by merger of Hudson Motor Cars & Nash-Kelvinator in 1954; purchased Kaiser-Willys (Jeep) in 1970;
bought by General Motors in 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Motors

Storied Independent Automakers book by Charles K. Hyde   "Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors"
[2009] by Charles K. Hyde

Wayne State Univ Press 10x7 hardcover [11/2009] for $34.95

Pat Foster's "AMC: The Last Independent" /0873412400/
http://www.amazon.com/AMC-Cars-1954-1987-Illustrated-History/dp/1583881123/
http://www.amazon.com/Hemmings-Nashes-Special-Interest-Autos/dp/1591150108/
http://www.amazon.com/Nash-1936-1957-Archive-Byron-Olsen/dp/1583880860/
http://www.amazon.com/Rambler-1950-1969-Archive-Patrick-Foster/dp/158388078X/

Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit [1909-54]
The Hudson Motor Car Company was founded in Detroit in July 1909 and produced 3¾ million Hudson, Essex, and Terraplane cars and trucks through May 1954,
when the company merged with the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation to form American Motors Corp. (bought by Chrysler in 1987).
National Hudson Essex Terraplane Historical Society [est. 1990] in Indiana
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Motor_Car_Company
http://www.amazon.com/Hudson-Automobiles-An-Illustrated-History/dp/1583882669/
http://www.amazon.com/Roy-D-Chapin-Behind-Company/dp/081433184X/
http://www.amazon.com/Hudson-1946-1957-Performance-Portfolio-Clarke/dp/1855206587/
http://www.amazon.com/History-Hudson-Motorbooks-International-Crestline/dp/0879386967/

Kaiser-Frazer-Jeep [1945-70]
Kaiser-Frazer was founded in August 1945, and purchased the gigantic Willow Run, Michigan B-24 bomber plant from the government and began production
in mid-year 1946; they also purchased the defunct Graham-Paige [1927-40] factories in 1947; Frazer left in 1951, the name was changed to Kaiser Motors in 1952,
and Kaiser purchased Willys-Overland in 1953; by 1956 the company had halted production of passenger cars; the very profitable company was sold to American Motors
in 1970, which was in turn bought by Chrysler in 1987.
Henry J. Kaiser [1882-1967] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_J._Kaiser
Joseph W. Frazer [1892-1971] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_W._Frazer
http://www.amazon.com/Kaiser-Frazer-1947-1955-Archive-Patrick-Foster/dp/1583882391/
http://www.amazon.com/Kaiser-Frazer-Limited-Edition-1946-1955-Clarke/dp/1855203707/


ad for Baker Electric cars from 1910  Baker Motor Vehicle Company [1899-1914]
manufactured shaft-driven electric motor cars in Cleveland, Ohio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_Motor_Vehicle




Checker Motors Corp. [1922-2010]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checker_Motors_Corporation


Chevrolet  [since 1911]
Stovebolt Reunion [Sept 2016 = #12] in Kansas City, Missouri
Chevrolet 100 years - 50-page slideshow


Vintage Chevrolet Club of America [est. 1961]
official websiteentry at Wikipedia {empty}

logo for Vintage Chevrolet Club of America [est. 1961]  logo for Puget Sound Vintage Chevrolet Club of America  
logo for Lone Star Region Vintage Chevrolet Club of America  logo for Orange County Vintage Chevrolet Club of America  
Central Arizona Region V.C.C.A.
Auburn [CA] Region V.C.C.A.
Foothill {Los Angeles, CA} Region V.C.C.A.
Greater Southbay {San Jose, CA} Region V.C.C.A.
Orange County [CA] Region V.C.C.A.
San Diego [CA] Region V.C.C.A.
San Fernando Valley {Los Angeles, CA} Region V.C.C.A.
The Sierra View [Northern CA] Region V.C.C.A.
Southern California Region V.C.C.A.
Southern New England Region V.C.C.A.
Gulf Coast [FL] Region V.C.C.A.
Great Lakes [IL] Region V.C.C.A.
Northern Illinois Region V.C.C.A.
Indiana Region V.C.C.A.
Jersey Lakeland Region V.C.C.A.
     Queens County [NY] Region V.C.C.A.
Miami Valley [Ohio] Region V.C.C.A.
Columbia River [OR] Region V.C.C.A.
Willamette Valley [OR] Region V.C.C.A.
Keystone [Eastern PA] Region V.C.C.A.
Charleston [SC] Lowcountry Region V.C.C.A.
Upstate South Carolina Region V.C.C.A.
Bluebonnet [South Texas] Region V.C.C.A.
Lone Star [TX] Region V.C.C.A.
North Cascade [WA] Region V.C.C.A.
Puget Sound [WA] Region V.C.C.A.
Wisconsin Region V.C.C.A.
Louis Chevrolet Region V.C.C.A. in France
Chevrolet Club of Norway
V.C.C.A. H-Model Chapter


Pictorial History of Chevrolet book by John D. Robertson  "A Pictorial History of Chevrolet, 1929-1939: As Told Thru Original Factory Photos From The G.M. Media Archives" [1998] by John D. Robertson
M.B.I./Cars & Parts 8¾x10½ hardcover [2/98] out of print/used
Pictorial History of Chevrolet book by John D. Robertson  "A Pictorial History of Chevrolet, 1940-1954: As Told Thru Original Factory Photos From The G.M. Media Archives" [1998] by John D. Robertson
M.B.I./Cars & Parts 8¼x10¼ hardcover [11/98] out of print/used
Pictorial History of Chevrolet book by John D. Robertson  "A Pictorial History of Chevrolet, 1955-1957: As Told Thru Original Factory Photos From The G.M. Media Archives" [1999] by John D. Robertson
M.B.I./Cars & Parts 8½x11 hardcover [6/99] out of print/used
Pictorial History of Chevrolet book by John D. Robertson  "A Pictorial History of Chevrolet, 1958-1960: As Told Thru Original Factory Photos From The G.M. Media Archives" [2001] by John D. Robertson
M.B.I./Cars & Parts 8½x10¾ hardcover [6/2001] out of print/used
Chevrolet Station Wagons  "Chevrolet Station Wagons: 1946-1966 Photo Archive" [2002]
by Robert J. Headrick Jr.

Iconografix pb [6/2002] for $29.95

http://www.amazon.com/Camaro-American-Publications-International-Staff/dp/B004KABJMY/
http://www.amazon.com/Camaro-Legend-Reborn-Larry-Edsall/dp/0760328196/
http://www.amazon.com/Chevrolet-Auto-editors-Consumer-Guide/dp/0785312382/
http://www.amazon.com/Chevrolet-Chronicle-Editors-Consumer-Guide/dp/1412719941/
http://www.amazon.com/100-Years-Chevrolet-Ralph-Kramer/dp/1596130717/

official Corvette insignia          Chevrolet Corvette® [1953-2003]
wikipedia
Corvette® 50th Anniversary
Corvette WebRing
          Corvette flags round tin sign

Corvettes West in Colton, California
Corvette® Edition Monopoly® game

Corvette Online digital magazine

Corvette Fifty Years book by Randy Leffingwell  "Corvette: Fifty Years" [2002]
by Randy Leffingwell, Photography by David Newhardt

Motorbooks Intl. 8¾x7¾ pb [10/2004] out of print/many used
Motorbooks Intl. 12½x11 hardcover [11/2002] for $40.16
Complete Book of Corvette book by Mike Mueller  "The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953"
[2006] by Mike Mueller

Motorbooks Intl. 10¼x9 pb [1/2012] for $19.79
Motorbooks Intl. 12¼x11 hardcover [11/2006] for $34.65

http://www.amazon.com/Automobiles-Corvette-Artist-Not-Provided/dp/B000JBXHO6/ DVD
http://www.amazon.com/Corvette-Illustrated-Encyclopedia-Tom-Benford/dp/0837609283/
http://www.amazon.com/Corvette-Inside-Development-Corvettes-1975-1992/dp/0837608597/
http://www.amazon.com/Corvette-Sixty-Years-Randy-Leffingwell/dp/0760342318/
http://www.amazon.com/Tag-City-CS60064-Chevrolet-Corvette/dp/B0030CYLD2/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Corvette-Anthology-1953-2013/dp/1936735334/ DVD-ROM
http://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Encyclopedia-Corvette-Peter-Henshaw/dp/0785828338/


Chrysler Motors [est. 1925] retro logo   Chrysler entry at Wikipedia

Chrysler's Turbine Car book by Steve Lehto  "Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation" [2010]
by Steve Lehto, Foreword by Jay Leno

In 1964, Chrysler built a fleet of turbine cars – automobiles with jet engines – and loaned them out to members of the public. The exercise was a raging success: the engines would run on any flammable liquid and contained one-fifth the number of moving parts, requiring much less maintenance; the cars had no radiators or fan belts and never needed oil changes. Yet Chrysler crushed & burned most of the cars two years later. Questions about how and why the program & technologies were killed have still not been satisfactorily answered.
Chicago Review Press 9x6 hardcover [10/2010] for $16.47
Guts, Seven Laws of Business book by Robert A. Lutz  "Guts: The Seven Laws of Business That Made Chrysler The World's Hottest Car Company"
[1998 & 2003] by Robert A. Lutz

Wiley & Sons rev & updated 9x6½ hardcover [9/2003] for $23.93
Wiley & Sons 8¾x6 pb [10/99] out of print/many used
Wiley & Sons 9¼x6 hardcover [9/98] out of print/dozens used

http://www.amazon.com/Automobiles-Chrysler-Artist-Not-Provided/dp/B001IQDAPW/ turbine DVD
http://www.amazon.com/Chrysler-Automotive-Genius-History-Personalities/dp/0195147057/
http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Dodge-Plymouth-Muscle-Series/dp/0760330794/
http://www.amazon.com/Dodge-Story-Crestline-Thomas-McPherson/dp/0879386975/
http://www.amazon.com/Maxwell-Motor-Making-Chrysler-Corporation/dp/0814334237/
http://www.amazon.com/Riding-Roller-Coaster-Chrysler-Corporation/dp/0814330916/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Dodge-Brothers-Motor-Legacy/dp/0814332463/


Ford Motor Company [since 1903]
Ford Motor Company [est. 1903] official history
The Edsel Pages [est. 1999]

Flivver King  "The Flivver King: A Story of Ford-America" [1937]
by Upton Sinclair [1878-1968]

"The book was instrumental in the formation of the United Auto Workers' Union."
Charles H. Kerr Publg 8¾x6½ pb [3/84] out of print/used
Charles H. Kerr Publg pb [1/87] out of print/used
Model T Ford  "Model T Ford: The Car That Changed the World" [1994]
by Bruce W. McCalley

Krause Publns 11x9 hardcover [4/94] for $26.37
Famous Ford Woodies  "Famous Ford Woodies: America's Favorite Station Wagons, 1929‑51" [2003] by Lorin Sorensen
Ten Speed Press 11¼x10¼ pb [12/2003] for $33.97

Woodie Surfing Wagons Page

Ford Station Wagons Photo History  
"Ford Station Wagons: 1929-1991 Photo History" [2003]
by Paul G. Laughlin

Iconografix 8¾x7¼ pb [10/2003] for $24.95

http://www.amazon.com/American-Icon-Mulally-Fight-Company/dp/0307886050/
http://www.amazon.com/Complete-History-Ford-Motor-Company/dp/051764147X/
http://www.amazon.com/Ford-Pickup-Trucks-Gallery-Mueller/dp/0760332622/
http://www.amazon.com/Truck-Chronicle-Editors-Consumer-Guide/dp/1412712254/

Ford Model A  [1927-32]

Legendary Model A Ford  "Legendary Model A Ford: The Complete History of America's Favorite Car" [1999]
by Peter Winnewisse

Krause Publns 11¼x10¾ 2nd edition hardcover [1/2006] for $26.39

"Milton, The Model A" children's book [1971] by Donald J. Sobol
http://www.amazon.com/Milton-Model-A-Donald-Sobol/dp/0817848312/

Ford Mustang  [since 1964]



General Motors & G.M.C. [since 1901]

"GMC: The First 100 Years - A Complete History" [2002]
http://www.amazon.com/Billy-Alfred-General-Motors-Remarkable/dp/0814408699/
http://www.amazon.com/David-Buicks-Marvelous-Motorcar-Automobile/dp/0978626907/
http://www.amazon.com/General-Motors-Photographic-History-Motoring/dp/0738500194/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Deal-Maker-William-General/dp/0471395234/
http://www.amazon.com/Thunderbird-Chronicle-Editors-Consumer-Guide/dp/0785355634/
http://www.amazon.com/Years-General-Motors-Richard-Langworth/dp/1412715121/

Oldsmobile [1897-2004] logo   Oldsmobile entry at Wikipedia
Oldsmobile Club of America
Olds Heritage Center {old site thru Alexa}
Encyclopedia of Oldsmobile
Bryceman's Olds Site / FAQ
Oldsmobile pictures gallery

Packard Automobiles [1899-1958] logo   Packard entry at Wikipedia
The Packard V8 Club
The Packard Club
National Packard Museum
Max Merritt Packard Auto Parts [est. 1960]
Packards Intl. Motor Car Club & annual Packard Grand Salon in Irvine, California in October

Packard book by Dennis Adler  "Motorbooks Classics: Packard, 1899-1958" [1998]
by Dennis Adler

Motorbooks Intl. 10x10 pb [7/2004] for $18.21
Motorbooks Intl. hardcover [10/98] for $0.00
Packard History  "Packard: A History of The Motor Car & The Company" [2005]
by Beverly Rae Kimes

Automobile Quarterly 8x9½ hardcover [1/2005] out of print/used

http://www.amazon.com/Packard-Automobiles-1920-1958-Brooklands-Portfolio/dp/1855209217/

Oakland division of General Motors [1908-31]

Pontiac division of General Motors [1926-2009]
http://www.amazon.com/GTO-Pontiacs-Great-Darwin-Holmstrom/dp/0760339856/


Studebaker Corp. [1852-1966] logo   Studebaker entry at Wikipedia
Studebaker History
Studebaker National Museum
Studebaker pictures gallery

Studebaker Clubs

Studebaker Drivers Club
Studebaker Drivers Club Meet [May 2017 = #53]
Orange Empire Chapter Studebaker Drivers Club

"100 Years On Wheels" [1970] by Stephen Longstreet 0837139783
"Studebaker: The Life and Death of An American Corporation" [Indiana Univ Press, 1996] by Donald T. Critchlow
http://www.amazon.com/More-Than-They-Promised-Studebaker/dp/0804735867/
http://www.amazon.com/Studebaker-Cars-Crestline-James-Moloney/dp/0879388846/
http://www.amazon.com/Studebaker-Complete-Patrick-R-Foster/dp/0760332878/

http://www.amazon.com/Yat-Ming-Scale-Studebaker-Champion/dp/B001LF3BEU/
http://www.amazon.com/1950-Studebaker-Champion-Dark-Blue/dp/B016993CWI/
http://www.amazon.com/1937-Studebaker-Coupe-Express-Burgundy/dp/B016993BJ2/
http://www.amazon.com/Yat-Ming-Scale-Studebaker-Express/dp/B000I14U1Q/



Arizona VW Bus Club is based in Phoenix


Other 'Orphan' Makes & Models

http://www.amazon.com/American-Independent-Automakers-Willys-days/dp/1845842391/ = AMC to willys


Apex Motors produced the 'Ace' automobile from 1920-1922 on South River Street in Ypsilanti, Michigan


Crosley Motors
http://www.amazon.com/Crosley-Motors-Illustrated-History-Americas/dp/1583882936/


Diamond T cars & trucks [1905-1958] fansite


Franklin air-cooled automobile [1902-34] club


"Singing Wheels: August Fruehauf & The History of The Fruehauf Trailer Company" [2014]
http://www.amazon.com/Fruehauf-Darlene-Singing-History-Paperback/dp/B00RWPZGKK/
http://www.singingwheels.com/


Graham-Paige made automobiles in Detroit, Michigan from 1927 to 1940.


drawing of Kissel Kar logo in red       Kissel Kar enamel radiator badge       Kissel Kar metal radiator badge       Kissel Kar enamel wheel hub badge
Kissel Motor Car Company [1906-31] of Hartford, Wisconsin
Louis Kissel and his four sons made custom-built high-quality automobiles and commercial vehicles. They are most famous for the bright yellow 'Gold Bug' Speedsters of 1919 to 1927 that were purchased by celebrities including Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Bebe Daniels, Jack Dempsey, auto racer Ralph DePalma, bandleader Eddie Duchin, aviator Amelia Earhart, Douglas Fairbanks, Greta Garbo, Gladys George, William S. Hart, Al Jolson, Ruby Keeler, Mabel Normand, Mary Pickford, and crooner Rudy Vallee
KisselKar Klub [est. 1954] websitecompany entry at Wikipedia

Amelia Earhart's 1923 Kissel 'Gold Bug' Speedster (owned 1924-1929) is on indoor display in Denver, Colorado


Mack Trucks, Inc. [est. 1900] official history pages


Spirit of America Bookstore's
automaker Preston Tucker [1903-56] Page


Stanley Steamer, White & Doble steam-powered automobiles
http://www.amazon.com/The-Stanley-Steamer-Americas-Legendary/dp/1886727074/



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