Travel Brochure for Holland Michigan, circa 1940

Summary

The first automobile clubs were established to organize motoring tours and lobby for better roads. In time, their missions expanded to include other services. The Automobile Club of Michigan, founded in 1916, promoted tourism in the Great Lakes State by distributing maps, and by publishing guides to many of the state's restaurants, hotels, and tourist attractions.

The first automobile clubs were established to organize motoring tours and lobby for better roads. In time, their missions expanded to include other services. The Automobile Club of Michigan, founded in 1916, promoted tourism in the Great Lakes State by distributing maps, and by publishing guides to many of the state's restaurants, hotels, and tourist attractions.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

circa 1940

Subject Date

circa 1940

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

87.135.446

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Automobile Club of Michigan.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 9 in

Width: 3.75 in

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