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Pennsylvania Oil Company Service Station

Date: January 17 1927
Description: Elevated view of cars lining up at Pennco filling (gas) station at the corner of State and Gorham Streets to get free crankcase draining and "Oak" Motor Oi...
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Riley-Bremer-Riley Garage

Date: October 11 1930
Description: The Riley-Bremer-Riley Oldsmobile garage on E. Doty Street began as the Riley Livery Stable when horse-drawn transportation reigned and then transitioned t...
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Waters Motor Co. Used Car Lot

Date: March 19 1936
Description: Leon J. Waters standing in front of his used car lot at 746 E. Washington Avenue where he offered small down payments, easy terms, and good will. A small T...
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Smart Motor Company

Date: February 17 1937
Description: The Smart Motor Company dealership located at 437 West Gilman Street, designed by Harry Alford. Signs in the show windows read: "Willys" and "Hupmobile."
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Van Drisse Motors

Date: July 09 1960
Description: Elevated view of used car lot of Van Drisse Motors, a Ford dealer, at the intersection of Main and Monroe Streets.
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Showroom with Truck that Crossed the Sahara

Date: February 07 1929
Description: Showroom featuring the Special Delivery truck (center) that crossed the Sahara Desert from 1927-1928. There is a framed map on an easel on the left.
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International Motor Truck Dealership

Date: April 05 1926
Description: International motor truck dealership and branch house(?) buildings. A wooden building has a small "International Motor Trucks" sign over the door. However,...
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John Alexander, Time/NADA Truck Dealer of the Year

Date: May 22 1968
Description: John M. Alexander holding plaque recognizing him as the Time/North American Dealer Association (NADA) truck dealer of the year.
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International Truck Salesmen Posing with Fleet Executives

Date: 1969
Description: Following delivery of 95 International trucks to Redwing Carriers, Inc., two International truck salesmen pose with Redwing executives on dealership ground...
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Delegates talk trade at Regular Common Carrier Conference

Date: 1970
Description: View of delegates talking trade in front of International trucks at the Regular Common Carrier Conference in Memphis, TN. This image appeared in Triple Dia...
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International Truck Dealers Pose with Truck Driver

Date: 1976
Description: View of two International truck dealers posed with truck driver and International Transtar II in front of dealership. Truck was owned by Carstensen Freight...
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International Harvester Dealership Parts Department and Showroom

Date: 1937
Description: Cramped quarters during a modernization project inside the Parts department and showroom of the International Harvester dealership of Marshall Moore. A Fa...
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International Model C-1 Truck at Trade Show

Date: June 11 1934
Description: New International Model C-1 1/2 ton panel truck on display at a trade show.
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Batman Leaps from International Scout Pickup

Date: 1966
Description: Man dressed in costume as Batman is leaping from the back of an International Scout pickup as part of a promotion for the Norwalk Theatre. The Scout is par...
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Driver Training Car

Date: October 02 1939
Description: Dual Control AAA Driver Training Car. "Courtesy of your Nash dealer, Hughes-Neuman Motors, Inc. 601 University Avenue."
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AAA Driver Training Car

Date: September 25 1938
Description: Pontiac automobile with sign "AAA dual control training car." The car was used in high schools to reduce accidents on Madison streets and is on display her...
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Kayser's Used Car Lot at Night

Date: July 06 1938
Description: Kayser's R&G Used Car lot at night with neon sign on arch at 710 E. Washington Avenue. There is also a sign painted on the side of a brick building on the...
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Willys Automobile

Date: March 17 1938
Description: Mr. Smart from Smart Motors demonstrating a Willys automobile to a stylish woman, who has one foot up on the running board.
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Jacobson Motors

Date: February 08 1938
Description: View at night of Olaf S. Jacobson Motors garage, 1501 Monroe Street, after Art Deco remodeling. The business was located on the corner of Regent and Monroe...
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Corner of Regent and Monroe Streets

Date: November 03 1937
Description: Hults Capitol Garage, located at 1525 Regent Street and Olaf S. Jacobson Motors, 1501 Monroe Street. This image was taken before remodelling.

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