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Ford Dealer Presenting Bart Starr with New Car

Ford Dealer Presenting Bart Starr with New Car | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers receives a new 1961 Ford Falcon from a Green Bay Ford dealer. The compact Falcon was introduced by Ford in 1959 to appeal to drivers seeking better mileage. It was available in several styles in addition to the four-door sedan seen here, including convertibles and station wagons, and it was immediately popular with car buyers. The Falcon also served as the framework for the Ford Mustang. Production of the Falcon in the United States ended in 1970.
DESCRIPTION
Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers receives a new 1961 Ford Falcon from a Green Bay Ford dealer. The compact Falcon was introduced by Ford in 1959 to appeal to drivers seeking better mileage. It was available in several styles in addition to the four-door sedan seen here, including convertibles and station wagons, and it was immediately popular with car buyers. The Falcon also served as the framework for the Ford Mustang. Production of the Falcon in the United States ended in 1970.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:1897
Creation Date:July 15 1961
Creator Name:Green Bay Press Gazette
City:Green Bay
County:Brown
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Green Bay Press-Gazette (Green Bay, Wis.) : Photographs, 1955-1961
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 3153.561
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is part of a collection of miscellaneous newsphoto negatives by the Green Bay Press Gazette, 1955-.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Cities and towns
Automobile industry and trade
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Parks
Automobiles
Green Bay Packers (Football team)

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