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1Title:  Wabash Railroad Travel Literature collection, 1906-1959 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2012.67 
 Creator:  Unknown 
 Abstract:  Brochures, tickets, flyers, maps, timetables and other Wabash Railroad related material originally housed in a scrapbook. 
 Subjects:  Wabash Railroad | Wabash Railroad Company | Toledo, Wabash and Western Railway Company | Executives | Railroads | Railroad facilities | Advertisements | Flyers (printed matter) | Scrapbooks | Tickets | Timetables 
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2Title:  American Road marketing and publicity photographs series, 1903-1964 (bulk 1920-1950) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1859 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  A set of photographs called American Road that was created primarily as a resource to help staff of the Ford Motor Company Archives answer requests for historical photographs that fell under the heading "something about roads." 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company. Archives | Advertising--Automobiles | Automobile dealers | Automobile driving on mountain roads | Automobile driving in bad weather | Automobile travel | Automobile--Social aspects | Bridges | Ferries | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Railroads | Roads | Roads--Design and construction | Street-railroads | Transportation--History | Women automobile drives | Aerial photographs | Photographs | Cityscapes | Landscapes | Streetscapes 
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3Title:  Detroit Publishing Company collection, 1880-1936 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  37.102 
 Creator:  Detroit Publishing Company 
 Abstract:  The Detroit Publishing Company was one of the major image publishers in the world for nearly 30 years from 1895 to 1924. The company produced prints of landscapes and city scenes across the United States and around the world. Incorporated in 1895 as the Photochrom Company in Detroit, Michigan, it was known until 1905 as the Detroit Photographic Company, and then the Detroit Publishing Company. The collection consists of photographic prints, postcards, and color prints with subjects dating from the 1880s through the 1910s. 
 Subjects:  Detroit Publishing Co. | Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 | African Americans | Agriculture | Amusements | Architecture | Beaches | Cities and towns | Industry | Landscapes | Manufacturing industries | Mineral industries | National parks and reserves | Native Americans | Parks | Railroads | Recreation | Resorts | Rock formations | Rural roads | Shipping | Ships | Sports | Tourism | Travel | Vehicles | Waterfalls | Waterscapes | Waterways | Asia | Canada | Europe | Grand Canyon (Ariz.) | South America | United States | Yellowstone National Park | Yosemite National Park (Calif.) | Panoramas | Photographs | Photographic prints | Photolithographs | Post Cards 
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4Title:  Research Center General Advertisement Collection, 1850-2019 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RC.50 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The General Advertisement Collection is an intentionally assembled collection which contains advertising tear sheets, advertising proof sheets, and advertisements clipped from periodicals on a variety of subjects. The material is arranged alphabetically by subject. The Clothing and Dress and Office Furniture subjects are heavily represented in the collection. 
 Subjects:  Advertising, Newspaper | Advertising, Magazine | Advertising agencies | Agricultural machinery | Agricultural implements | Airlines | Airplanes | Alcoholic beverages | Antifreeze solutions | Antiseptics | Automobiles--Bodies | Automobiles--Maintenance and repair | Automobiles--Motors | Automobiles--Tires | Automobiles--Transmission devices | Rental automobiles | Automobiles--Models | Beverages | Bicycles | Blacksmithing | Boat trailers | Boilers | Books | Bookbinders | Bookbinding | Boots | Bottle feeding | Building materials | Bus lines | Business consultants | Candy | Cereals, Prepared | Child car seats | Cigarettes | Cleaning compounds | Clocks and watches | Clothing and dress | Combs | Concrete | Condiments | Corsets | Cosmetics | Dental hygiene | Dietary supplements | Drugs | Dyes and dyeing | Firearms | Floor coverings | Food | Fuel | Furnaces | Furniture | Gasoline | Glassware | Hats | Household appliances | Hydraulic motors | Hypnotism | Insurance | Ironwork | Jewelry | Lawn mowers | Lighting | Lubricating oils | Machine shops | Machinery | Marine engines | Matches | Mattresses | Meat | Medical instruments and apparatus | Millstones | Airplanes--Models | Motion pictures | Music publishing | Musical instruments | Neckties | Newspapers | Ocean liners | Office furniture | Packaging | Paint | Paper | Patent lawyers | Patent medicines | Periodicals | Petroleum products | Pharmaceutical industry | Phonograph | Photography | Plumbing--Equipment and supplies | Printing | Printing presses | Radio--Receivers and reception | Railroads | Razors | Refrigerators | Safes | Sanatoriums | Scales (Weighing instruments) | Sculpture | Seeds | Sewing--Equipment and supplies | Sewing machines | Shoes | Silverware | Soap | Soap box derbies | Soups | Spark plugs. | Stationery | Steam-engines | Stoves | Electric railroads--Cars | Sweeteners | Textile fabrics | Tobacco | Tools | Tourism | Toys | Travel agents | Typewriters | Typewriting | Underwear | Wheelchairs | Windows | World War, 1914-1918--War Bonds and Funds | Writing--Materials and instruments | Herman Miller, Inc. | Advertisments | proofs | tear sheets 
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