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The making of a Mitchell Car, 1911

Making the Mitchell Car: an illustrated description of the Mitchell Plant


The Mitchell-Lewis Company of Racine was one of the largest and best-equipped wagon manufacturers in the country in the nineteenth century. In 1903, the company produced its first automobile, and by 1911, the Mitchell-Lewis Motor Company had become the city's largest employer. Known for their large, fashionable touring cars, the Mitchell-Lewis Motor Company produced this booklet in 1911 to show how their automobiles were produced from start to finish.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Automobile Culture
Creator: Mitchell-Lewis Motor Company
Pub Data: Racine, Wis.: The Mitchell-Lewis Motor Co., 1911. (pamphlet 97-872 rare books)
Citation: "Making the Mitchell Car: an illustrated description of the Mitchell Plant." (Racine, Wis.: The Mitchell-Lewis Motor Co., 1911); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1109; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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