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Roadside America : the automobile in design and culture

Author: Jan Jennings; Society for Commercial Archeology (U.S.); Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
Publisher: Ames, Iowa: Published by Iowa State University Press for the Society for Commercial Archeology, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Jennings; Society for Commercial Archeology (U.S.); Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
ISBN: 0813801311 9780813801315
OCLC Number: 21196916
Notes: Selected papers from the 1988 SCA conference held in Dearborn, Mich., and co-sponsored by the Henry Ford Museum.
Description: x, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
Contents: The automobile / Folke T. Kihlstedt --
Transportation imagery and streamlined moderne architecture / Robert M. Craig --
Technology and geography in the emergence of the American automobile industry, 1895-1915 / Peter J. Hugill --
Coils of the commercial serpent / Gerald T. Bloomfield --
The snapshot, the automobile, and the Americans / James E. Paster --
The motorization of library and related services in rural America, 1912-28 / Michael L. Berger --
On the road to adventure / David K. Vaughan --
Crossroads / E.L. Widmer --
Housing the automobile / Jan Jennings --
A story of prefabrication / Carol Ahlgren and Frank Edgerton Martin. (Cont.) --
The motel in builder's literature and architectural publications / Mary Anne Beecher --
Frank Redford's Wigwam Village chain / Keith A. Sculle --
Of motorcars and movies / Maggie Valentine --
The death of the street / Richard Ingersoll --
Chicago architects and the automobile, 1906- 26 / R. Stephen Sennott --
Roadside blight and the reform of commercial architecture / Daniel M. Bluestone --
Fifty years of parkway construction in and around the nations' capital / Sara Amy Leach --
Mapping route 66 / Arthur Krim.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Jennings.

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