|Author||Corle, Edwin, 1906-1956. |
|Title||John Studebaker : an American dream / Edwin Corle. |
|Published||New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., c1948. |
|Description||316 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps (on lining-papers) ; 23 cm |
|General Note||Includes index. |
|Formatted Note||Contents: 1. The wheel: -- Philadelphia -- Gettysburg -- Ashland -- South Bend -- Council Bluffs -- The wild west -- Old dry diggings -- Hangtown -- San Francisco -- Panama -- Aspinwall -- New York -- 2. The wagon: -- The plan -- The crisis -- The war -- The business men -- The panic -- The republicans -- The industrialists -- The horseless carriage -- Internal combustion -- 3. The motor: -- Soft roads and hard times -- Three speeds forward -- Placerville -- The flying wheelbarrow -- All over but the shouting -- The shouting. |
|Summary Note||Summary: Traces the life events of John Studebaker, against the backdrop of a growing nation, the United States of America, and new technological inventions. Studebaker was born in the days of the covered wagon, but lived to see the invention of the internal combustion engine and the start of the motorized car. Ultimately, he went into the car business and manufactured his legacy to the world, the Studebaker car. |
|Subjects||Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History. |
Automobiles -- United States -- History.
Studebaker, J. M. (John Mohler), 1833-1917.
Studebaker, J. M. (John Mohler), 1833-1917 -- Biography.
|LC Card Number||48-8921|
|Call Number/Copies|| |
| ||WRHS Research Library: HD 9710 U54 S933 1948|
CA-1903766: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]