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Haynes Apperson And America S First Practical Automobile

Author : W. C. Madden
ISBN : 0786413972
Genre : Transportation
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While Elwood Haynes and the Apperson brothers are not as well known as Henry Ford, Ransom Olds and other famous automobile manufacturers, their contributions to the automotive industry are just as significant. They were responsible for one of the first functioning automobiles, if not the first, in the United States. After building their automobile in 1894, the three men formed the Haynes-Apperson Automobile Company in Kokomo, Indiana, one of the first car manufacturing companies in the country. Three years after incorporation, a dispute over money caused the partnership to split up and Edgar and Elmer Apperson formed their own company. Both companies lasted until the mid-1920s. This book is a history of these automotive pioneers and their companies: the Haynes-Apperson Automobile Company, the Haynes Automobile Company, and the Apperson Brothers Automobile Company. It is richly illustrated with photographs of the factories, automobiles, personalities and advertisements.

The Automobile And American Culture

Author : David Lanier Lewis
ISBN : 047208044X
Genre : History
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Looks at the impact of the automobile on American folkways

Standard Catalog Of American Cars 1805 1942

Author : Beverly Rae Kimes
ISBN : 0873414284
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This new revised and updated edition is the ultimate buyer's/seller's/user's guide for American automobiles manufactured from 1805 to 1942. With more than 5,000 photos and histories of cars and their companies written by one of America's most respected automotive historians, this is the most extensive automobile reference available.

Classic American Cars An Illustrated Guide

Author : Craig Cheetham
ISBN : 9780785832737
Genre : Transportation
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From the turn of the Twentieth Century to the present day, Classic American Cars An Illustrated Guide traces the development of the American automobile, and the social change it brought. Author Craig Cheetham begins by looking at the horseless carriages of old, and moves into the fighter plane inspired designs of the 1940’s, before moving to the cars of today. Technical details, modifications made from their automobile predecessors, their performance and handling on the road, and the public's reception of the car are described so vividly that you'll think you're in the driver's seat. And every car is, of course, accompanied with beautiful images.

The Automobile And American Life 2d Ed

Author : John Heitmann
ISBN : 9781476630021
Genre : Transportation
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 Now revised and updated, this book tells the story of how the automobile transformed American life and how automotive design and technology have changed over time. It details cars’ inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the wealthy; racing and the promotion of the industry; Henry Ford and the advent of mass production; market competition during the 1920s; the development of roads and accompanying highway culture; the effects of the Great Depression and World War II; the automotive Golden Age of the 1950s; oil crises and the turbulent 1970s; the decline and then resurgence of the Big Three; and how American car culture has been represented in film, music and literature. Updated notes and a select bibliography serve as valuable resources to those interested in automotive history.

The Automobile And American Life

Author : John Heitmann
ISBN : 9780786440139
Genre : Transportation
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"The book covers the automobile from inception and later a plaything for the well-to-do; Henry Ford and the machine age; competition in the 1920s; road culture; religion, gender, courtship and sex; Great Depression; World War II; 1950s and youth culture,hot rod and rock and roll; societal changes in the 1960s; and changes since 1980"--Provided by publisher.

Cold War America 1946 To 1990

Author : Facts on File Inc
ISBN : 9781438107981
Genre : Cold War
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Uses statistical tables, charts, photographs, maps, and illustrations to explore everyday life in the United States during the Cold War period.

Jeep

Author : Patrick R. Foster
ISBN : 9780760345856
Genre : Transportation
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"Jeep chronicles the history of this uniquely American brand, starting with its wartime inception and moving through the 20th century, fully illustrated throughout and loaded with facts and sidebars"--

America In The Age Of The Titans

Author : Sean Dennis Cashman
ISBN : 9780814714102
Genre : Art
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Detailing the events of the Progressive Era and World War I (1901-20), America in the Age of the Titans is the only interdisciplinary history covering this period currently available. The book contains the results of research into primary sources an drecent scholarship with an emphases on leading personalities and anecdotes about them. Sean Dennis Cashman's sequesl to America in the Gilded Age gives special attention to industry and inventions, and social and cultural history. He covers developments in science, technology, and industry; the Progressive movement and the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt, immigration, the new woman, and labor, including the Industrial Workers of the World and the Great Red Scare; the transportation and communications revolution in radio and motion pictures; the cultural contribuation of artists, architects, and creatice writers; and America's foreign policies across the world. Written in a lively, accessible style with over sixty illustrations, this book is an excellent introduction to these momentous years. It provides an assessment of the contributions of the titans - political, scientific, and industrial.

Steam Automobile Vol 11 No 2

Author : Robert L. Lyon
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