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Densmore (W. R.) Photograph Album of Early Automobile Touring
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An album of over 100 photographs chronicling early automotive tours across the United States, 1904-1915.
William R. Densmore (1874-1943) was a businessman in the early automotive industry. A friend of Henry Ford, he became a dealer with the Packard Motor Car Company in 1903, then for five years he was the Packard distributor in Buffalo, New York. He was especially noted as a travelling promoter for the automobile industry, engaging in many famous early auto races, such as the Vanderbilt Cup, and early overland auto journeys. In 1904 he made a sensational overland auto journey from Los Angeles to San Francisco which gained wide notoriety and established a new time record for motor car travel between the two cities.
1.17 Linear Feet (1 box)
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