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Title
Motel on Wheels
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
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Description
Photograph caption dated July 18, 1957 reads "This two-section tractor-trailer, designed by Frank L. McKee, of North Hollywood, president of National Van Lines, has been hailed as a big step forward in coast-to-coast shipping. This innovation was introduced at a Chicago show this month and these units now are in operation on the nation's highways." See image 00154692 for additional photo in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Identifier
00154691
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d058_f17_i29
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/127743
Subject
National Van Lines
Tractor trailer combinations
Automobiles
Signs and signboards
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period
1951-1960

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