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The Resource The first century of the Detroit Auto Show, Robert Szudarek

The first century of the Detroit Auto Show, Robert Szudarek

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The first century of the Detroit Auto Show
Title
The first century of the Detroit Auto Show
Statement of responsibility
Robert Szudarek
Title variation
Detroit Auto Show
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Language
eng
Summary
This book looks at the first century of the Detroit Auto Show, the largest auto show in the world for many years. From the first show at the Detroit Light Guard Armory in 1899 to the January 1999 show at Cobo Hall, this fascinating book details the show's evolution over 100 years, and how it became the industry's most prominent event. The First Century of the Detroit Auto Show introduces pioneers such as William Metzger, who was instrumental in organizing the first show and played a prominent role in many shows of the early 1900s. Each year's show is covered in a chapter which includes information on the major players of the show, products featured, size, exhibitors, decor, opening ceremonies, admission fares, and entertainment. The book features over 100 historical and nostalgic photos to bring the reader in touch with the culture of the automotive industry and society at the time. A captivating account of the history of the industry's showcase event, this book belongs on the bookshelves of every automotive historian, enthusiast, and engineer
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DLC
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The first century of the Detroit Auto Show, Robert Szudarek
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
42652682
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
v, 277 p.
Isbn
9780768005028
Lccn
99052130
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm42652682
Label
The first century of the Detroit Auto Show, Robert Szudarek
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
42652682
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
v, 277 p.
Isbn
9780768005028
Lccn
99052130
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm42652682

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