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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Esso Travel and Auto Brochures

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.132
Scope and Contents

1) Esso Tours and Detours newsletter. June 1935 2) Facts about the New Aerotype Esso brochure. Stamped Service Station No 23, Bloomfield & Summer Aves, Newark N.J. 3) Now! We check your oil scientifically with the Lube-Ray brochure. Stamped Service Station No 23, Bloomfield & Summer Aves, Newark N.J. 4) Schrader Dublechek tire caps brochure. 5) Aerotype Esso advertisement. 6) Esso Marketers advertising brochure.

Dates: 1935

Great Race print. (prints)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.013
Scope and Contents

Art print entitled “Today’s Celebration of Yesterday, July 1, 1997” celebrating the 1997 M.B.N.A. America’s Great Race of vintage automobiles from Sonoma, CA, to Jacksonville, Fla.. View of event on Gay Street, Knoxville. Event was sponsored by the Knoxville Sports Corporation. Print by (Bill) Kidwell, 1997. Color. 24 x 30”. 2 copies.

Dates: 1997

H. C. Adler letter to Curtis Johnson re: automobile run from Chattanooga to Knoxville, 1913.

Identifier: MM.1979.008
Scope and Contents

H. C. Adler, General Manager of the Chattanooga Times, letter to Curtis Johnson, Knoxville Sentinel, re: automobile run from Chattanooga to Knoxville, 1913. ALS 1 p. Letter from Irene Lafitte Howard, Bristol, Va., to Mary U. Rothrock, 1926. ALS 3 pp. + env. Re: visit.

Dates: 1913; 1926

Hugh Davis Papers (C. M. McClung and Company material)

Identifier: MSC 0134
Scope and Contents

Includes material on the C. M. McClung and Company; Drake Six automobile.

Dates: 1954-1968

John Housley Cigar Company

Identifier: SPC 2006.006
Scope and Contents

Two 8 x 10” sepia-colored copy prints of: 1. John Housley Cigar Co. man with cigar driving car pulling the first air conditioned 5th wheel trailer in Knoxville (according to donor). Vehicle was used to drive clients and potential customers around. [ca. 1932]. 2. John Housley Cigar Co. building and business cars / trucks and motorcycle, Hav-A-Tampa signs. . [ca. 1932].

Dates: ca. 1932

Knoxville Automobile Club Scrapbook (1919).

Identifier: PAS 0132
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Automobile Club Scrapbook (1919). Also contains information about activities of the Good Roads Movement locally and regionally. 1 scrapbook (11 x 8 inches). The Knoxville Automobile Club, founded 1916, was the first generation of what became AAA East Tenn.

Dates: 1919

[Old Cars], 1955-1956

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.016.011
Scope and Contents

A street parade of antique automobiles.

Dates: 1955-1956

Photographic postcard of three men in automobile

Identifier: SPC 1997.007
Scope and Contents

Photographic postcard of three men in automobile, Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1911 or 1913. L-r: Unknown, Cary Spence, Lawrence D. Tyson. (McClung made neg. July 1997)

Dates: ca. 1911

[Spring], 1961

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.016.013
Scope and Contents

Wrecked car being towed on Chapman Highway. The tow truck depicted may be part of Horne Towing Company.

Dates: 1961

Unidentified group of Photographs

Identifier: SPC 1997.021
Scope and Contents 7 unidentified portraits; 2 unidentified family groups by W. A. Mills, photographer; 2 unidentified baby photographs by Weiser, Knoxville; 6 identified portraits: Hazel (Bill’s) Angel (2 pcs.); man ‘Cate’; Reva Hodge; Robert Andrew Lancaster, 1906-1983; C. A. Lancaster family, home was on Middlebrook Pike (shows house); strip of penny pictures (3 images of young woman) and mounted penny pictures (2 young men, on one mount); 6 tintypes (poor condition); 6 sepia photographs on postcard...
Dates: undated