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1Title:  Augustus Post papers, 1928-1944, (bulk 1939-1944) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1765 
 Creator:  Post, Augustus 
 Abstract:  Major Augustus Post purchased the first automobile sold in New York City, and in 1899, along with several others, organized the first public garage in the United States. Post later founded the Automobile Old Timers Association, and this collection contains Post's personal records of the Association, including information concerning annual meetings, purposes, projects and members, along with a group of Post's personal correspondence. 
 Subjects:  Post, Augustus | American Automobile Association | Automobile Old Timers Association | Automobile industry and trade | New York (N.Y.) | Business records | Correspondence 
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2Title:  Gordon Eliot White Auto Racing Reference Collection, 1894-2002 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2013.143 
 Creator:  White, Gordon Eliot 
 Abstract:  The Gordon Eliot White Auto Racing Reference Collection is comprised of periodicals and microfilmed materials, such as AAA contest boards and scrapbooks, relating to automobile racing from 1894-2002. 
 Subjects:  White, Gordon Eliot | American Automobile Association | Indianapolis Speedway Race | Vanderbilt Cup Race | Automobile racing | Midget cars (Automobiles) | Racetracks (Automobile racing) | Sprint cars | Sports car racing | Stock car racing | Microfilms | Periodicals | Programs (documents) | Reports 
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3Title:  Research Center Travel Literature Collection, 1826-2019 (bulk 1905-1985) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RC.26 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The Travel Literature Collection is gathered from many sources and covers the period from 1826 to the present. The collection is ongoing. One of the major contributors was the American Automobile Association of Michigan. 
 Subjects:  Air travel | Amusement parks | Automobile travel | Bed and breakfast accommodations | Bus travel | Historic parks | Historic sites | Hotels | International travel | Motels | Museums | National parks and reserves | Ocean travel | Railroad travel | Restaurants | Tourism | Tourist camps, hostels, etc. | Travel | U.S. states | American Automobile Association | Disneyland (Calif.) | Grand Canyon (Ariz.) | Walt Disney World (Fla.) | Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (N.Y.) | Canada | Europe, Western | Mexico | Atlases | Brochures | Diaries | Directories | Maps | Pamphlets | Schedules | Souvenirs | Tickets | Travel guidebooks | Viewbooks 
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4Title:  Phil Harms Collection, 1896-2003 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.103 
 Creator:  Harms, Phil 
 Abstract:  The Phil Harms Collection documents the history of open wheel automobile racing in the United States through still and moving images, data and statistics, event programs, publications, periodicals, and news clippings. 
 Subjects:  Harms, Phil | Clymer, Floyd, 1895-1970 | Hitze, Ed | Lytle, Charles | Mecham, Albert | O’Reilly, Don | Sharpe, Jeff | Sullivan, Larry | Wallen, Dick | Wilson, Ted | Wurth, Joseph | AAA (Organization: U.S.) | American Automobile Association | Championship Auto Racing Teams (Organization) | Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Speedway, Ind.) | Indy Racing League | NASCAR (Association) | Phoenix International Raceway | Pocono Raceway | Speed Age | United States Auto Club | Watkins Glen Circuit (Watkins Glen, N.Y.) | Indianapolis 500 (Automobile race) | Santa Monica Road Races (Automobile race) | Automobile racing--United States | Automobile racing--United States--History | Automobile racing--California--History | Automobile racing--California--Culver City | Automobile racing--California--Santa Monica | Automobile racing--Indiana--Indianapolis | Automobile racing--Pictorial works | Automobile racing drivers--United States | Automobile racing drivers--Pictorial works | Automobile racing--Records | Automobile racing--Records--United States | Indy cars | Midget car racing | Racetracks (Automobile racing)--United States | Sprint cars | Stock car racing | Altoona (Pa.) | Atlantic Coast (U.S.) | Beverly Hills (Calif.) | Columbus (Ind.) | Darlington (S.C.) | Daytona Beach (Fla.) | Detroit (Mich.) | East Coast (U.S.) | Gardena (Calif.) | Indianapolis (Ind.) | Langhorne (Pa.) | Long Beach (Calif.) | Long Pond (Pa.) | Los Angeles (Calif.) | Midwest | Milwaukee (Wis.) | Nutley (N.J.: Township) | Ontario (Calif.) | Pacific Coast (U.S.) | Phoenix (Ariz.) | Reading (Pa.) | Riverside (Calif.) | Santa Monica (Calif.) | West Coast (U.S.) | Williams Grove (Pa.) | Winchester (Ind.) | Color photographs | Films | Negatives (photographic) | Photograph albums | Photographs | Scrapbooks 
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5Title:  Research Center General Brochure and Pamphlet Collection, 1921-2019 (bulk 1948-1967) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RC.12 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The General Brochure and Pamphlet Collection is an intentionally assembled collection which includes material published by non-profit, government and corporate organizations that provide information about their products, services or viewpoints. The collection includes several Civil Defense brochures from the 1950s and 1960s. Organizations represented include the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, Federal Civil Defense Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Freedom Associates, among others. The collection is arranged by subject. 
 Subjects:  Advertising, Classified | Antisemitism | Atheism | Automobiles--Societies, etc. | Automobile driving | Child care services | Christianity | Christmas | Civil defense | Civil defense--Biological warfare | Civil engineering | Civil rights | Clothing and dress | Communications, Military | Conelrad | Coffee--Processing | Container industry | Cooking | Dairy products | Dams | Diet therapy | Dogs | Ecology | Education | Electric industries | Electric utilities | Emblems, State | Emergency communication systems | Emergency food supply | Emergency water supply | Ethics | Crops--Corn | Crops--Soybeans | First aid in illness and injury | Gardening | Industrial safety | Industries--Defense measures | Insurance | Interior decoration | Nuclear power plants | Nuclear weapons | Nutrition | Olympics | Public speaking | Radio broadcasting | Radioactive fallout | Radiation -- Measurement | Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) | Survival | Taxation | Transportation | Water--Fluoridation | Waterways | Weight loss | Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant (Mich.) | United Farm Workers of America | United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. | International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural | Implement Workers of America | Olympic Winter Games (8th : 1960 : Squaw Valley, Calif.) | Boston (Mass.)--Centennial celebrations, etc. | United States--Economic conditions | Scientific research. | Brochures | Pamphlets | American Association for the Advancement of Atheism | American Automobile Association | American Dairy Association | American Radio Relay League | American Water Works Association | Coffee Development Group (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | Freedom Associates | Foundation for Economic Education, Inc. | International Labor Defense | Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | National Science Foundation (U.S.) | Northrup King & Co. | Smith, Kline & French Laboratories | Socialist Labor Party | Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Co. | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | United States. Dept. of Agriculture | United States. Dept. of Commerce | United States. Dept. of Labor | United States. Federal Civil Defense Administration | United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization | White Panther Party 
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