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Parking cars in America, 1910-1945 : a history

Author: Kerry Segrave
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume explores one of the more pressing aspects of the automobile problem--storage--from 1910 to the end of World War II, contrasting the reality and perception of parking as found in the pages of the popular newspapers and magazines of that period, covering early bans on street parking, street widening, parking lots, garages, meters"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Segrave
ISBN: 9780786470075 0786470070
OCLC Number: 770876293
Description: v, 194 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Banning begins --
Other measures --
The general problem and solutions --
Garages --
Parking lots --
Other facilities --
Parking meters, the first two years --
Parking meters, part 2 --
The general problem and solutions, 1945-1950 --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kerry Segrave.

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"This volume explores one of the more pressing aspects of the automobile problem--storage--from 1910 to the end of World War II, contrasting the reality and perception of parking as found in the pages of the popular newspapers and magazines of that period, covering early bans on street parking, street widening, parking lots, garages, meters"--

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"a scholarly history...deeply researched"--Hemmings Classic Car.

 
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