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  Early San Francisco Automobile History
This splendid showing is the result of twenty years of education of the automobile owner on the part of the insurance man, and it will be my providence to relate a few of my experiences in educating the public of twenty years ago in the rudiments of automobile insurance.
The Fireman’s Fund had a booth at the show advertising automobile insurance, and it was my duty to invite the visitors into the booth, assign them an easy chair in which to rest their weary limbs after their pleasant, but tiresome task of inspecting the snappy 1908 models offered by the local dealers.
A lease contract rider was then attached to the policy, stating that the automobile was purchased under lease contract and protecting the dealer against theft by the lessee.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist/autos.html   (1139 words)

  
 Encyclopedia Smithsonian: The History of the Automobile
Information or research assistance regarding the history of the automobile is frequently requested from the Smithsonian Institution.
The Star and the Laurel: The Centennial history of Daimler, Mercedes, and Benz, 1886-1986.
Sears, Stephen W. The American Heritage History of the Automobile in America.
www.si.edu /Encyclopedia_SI/nmah/autohist.htm   (1130 words)

  
 The Impact of the Automobile on the 20th Century
The first automobile produced for the masses in the US was the three-horsepower, curved-dash Oldsmobile; 425 of them were sold in 1901 and 5,000 in 1904--this model is still prized by collectors.
The convenience of the automobile freed people from the need to live near rail lines or stations; they could choose locations almost anywhere in an urban area, as long as roads were available to connect them to other places.
Because of the automobile, the growth of suburbs has allowed people to live on the outskirts of the city and be able to work in the city by commuting.
l3d.cs.colorado.edu /systems/agentsheets/New-Vista/automobile/history.html   (1110 words)

  
 For Love of the Automobile
In his cultural analysis of the motor car in Germany, Wolfgang Sachs starts from the assumption that the automobile is more than a means of transportation and that its history cannot be understood merely as a triumphant march of technological innovation.
Instead, Sachs examines the history of the automobile from the late 1880s until today for evidence on the nature of dreams and desires embedded in modern culture.
Sachs appeals for the cultivation of new dreams born of the futility of the old ones, dreams of "a society liberated from progress," in which location, distance, and speed are reconceived in more appropriately humane dimensions.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/5422.html   (298 words)

  
 Who invented the automobile? (Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress)
The history of the automobile is very rich and dates back to the 15th century when Leonardo da Vinci was creating designs and models for transport vehicles.
It includes descriptions of automobiles and inventors, and other topics such as the history of the sports car and the history of the American car.
Philadelphia Free Library: Automobile Reference Collection - To read a brief summary of the collection use the drop down menu to read "Automobile Reference Collection." In order to search for items in the collection you will need to search the catalog or ask a librarian for assistance.
www.loc.gov /rr/scitech/mysteries/auto.html   (587 words)

  
 Cars and Culture — www.greenwood.com
Volti's history covers the technology behind the car's development, plus the accompanying roads, traffic laws, gas production, and regulation which accompanied fostering of the auto as a way of American life.
At the same time, the history of the automobile demonstrates how decisions made by governments, entrepreneurs, and the general public have strongly affected the automobile's evolution.
In 1960, the entire Japanese automobile industry exported fewer than 1000 cars to the United States; by the early 1980s, it became such a threat to the U.S. auto industry that the U.S. government limited Japanese imports to 1.65 million cars per year.
www.greenwood.com /catalog/GR2831.aspx   (339 words)

  
 SSRN-A History of the Automobile Lender Provision of BAPCPA by William Whitford
SSRN-A History of the Automobile Lender Provision of BAPCPA by William Whitford
A History of the Automobile Lender Provision of BAPCPA
Whitford, William C., "A History of the Automobile Lender Provision of BAPCPA" (June 2006).
www.ssrn.com /abstract=907086   (408 words)

  
 The First Car - A History of the Automobile
A series of accidents and propaganda from the established railroads caused a flurry of restrictive legislation to be passed and the development of the automobile bypassed England.
The smaller, less expensive automobile, with an internal combustion engine provided a new avenue of interest that was much more personal than the steam engine with its team of attendants.
The brick streets were covered with asphalt to provide a smoother ride for the automobile.
www.ausbcomp.com /~bbott/cars/carhist.htm   (2845 words)

  
 Indiana History: Historic Facts and Overview
The automobile and other metal-product industries also greatly expanded.
Unemployment increased due to foreign competition in the automobile industry.
Residents from even all walks of life have preserved their history and traditions through museums, libraries, archives, and publications.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-history/indiana.html   (1134 words)

  
 automobile history -- automobile history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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Union Sources for Working-Class History: Automobile Workers and the UAW by Margaret Raucher Wayne State University established the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in 1960 to collect and preserve...
www.mpautomotive.com /automobilehistory   (3309 words)

  
 Automobile History Pontiac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
An automobile is a wheeled vehicle that carries its own motor.
Automobile Quarterly celebrates the automobile in every issue.
Greatest Muscle Car of All Time GTO is the monogram for the most famous muscle car in high-performance automobile history - the Pontiac GTO.
www.rideanddrive.com /automobile-history-pontiac.html   (253 words)

  
 Automobile History - A Great Resource of Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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Automobile History In 1771, Cugnot drove one of his road vehicles into a stone wall, making Cugnot the first person to get into a motor vehicle accident.
AUTOMOBILE In terms of the lives of average people, there is little doubt that the automobile is the most revolutionary invention in the history of transportation since the wheel.
www.oldsmobilesites.com /automobilehistory   (1463 words)

  
 Free VIN Check, Vehicle History, Used Car History, Automobile - Automobile Dealer, Automobile Club, Automobile ...
Automobile offers Free VIN Check of your used car history by searching your VIN number from DMV database background check.
To boost their car care confidence, the Automobile Club of Southern California has compiled a car maintenance checklist to promote automotive self-reliance.
Automobile Association of Singapore, AA head must soldier on
www.automobile.org   (1527 words)

  
 Automobile History
This will let you see the evolution of sales training for car dealers for the Chevrolet line of automobiles the the efforts Chevrolet was making to support their dealer network.
But the growth in popularity of the automobile would have not been nearly as large without the birth of a new industry - the planning and development of good quality roads that the automobiles could travel on.
This selection of films will explore the relation of the automobile and the roadways as they developed in the early and mid 20th century.
www.thehistoricalarchive.com /categories/Automobile-History/index.html   (897 words)

  
 A to Z Car Guy ~ automobile history - car, auto, auto insurance, car insurance rate, car donate, automobile insurance, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Graeme Davison, professor of history at Monash University, is an urban historian...
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www.azcarguy.com /automobilehistory   (1062 words)

  
 Free Automobile History Reports by CARFAX
Information provided in a Free Automobile History Reports comes from more than 150 sources.
Auto History has access to the world's largest relational automotive database containing over 11 billion records on more than 315 million vehicles.
Free Automobile History Reports provides information pertaining to a vehicle's registration, title and usage history.
www.freeautomobilehistoryreports.com   (111 words)

  
 AutoLit.com ... The Leader in Automobile Literature
Automobile, Truck, Motorcycle and more from 1900 to present!
Test your knowledge of automobile history in our free Trivia Garage!
View selections from Walter Miller's incredible Automobile Memorabilia Collection at The Museum of Automobile History in our online Gallery.
www.autolit.com   (134 words)

  
 Automobile Magazine Subscriptions - NCBuy Shopping
Automobile magazine is written to help readers experience the exhilaration of the world's most extraordinary cars.
Military History captures the drama of classic land, sea, and air battles throughout history.
Automobile Subscription ordering from NCBuy's complete magazine store catalog.
www.ncbuy.com /shopping/magazines/automobile.html   (254 words)

  
 Ultimate Auto Album: An Illustrated History of the Automobile - Wal-Mart
Paperback: Ultimate Auto Album: An Illustrated History of the Automobile
Nearly 500 hand-drawn illustrations from nationally syndicated artist Tad Burness trace more than 200 years of automotive history and progression.
Each illustration is accompanied by an interesting story of the car, manufacturer, or time period.
www.walmart.com /catalog/product.do?product_id=1695439   (640 words)

  
 Free Automobile Vehicle History Reports by Experian
What type of information does the Free Automobile Vehicle History Reports provide?
Free Automobile Vehicle History Reports provides information pertaining to a vehicle's registration, title and usage history.
Information provided in a Free Automobile Vehicle History Reports comes from more than 150 sources.
www.freeautomobilevehiclehistoryreports.com   (135 words)

  
 TopSearch10 - Search Results - jaguar automobile history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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