"Official Highway Map of Michigan," Automobile Club of Michigan, 1934

Summary

Motorists throughout the 1900s relied on road maps to find their way as they traveled. Fold-out maps were available from automobile organizations, state governments, gasoline companies, and local service stations, and for a long time were usually free. The Automobile Club of Michigan produced this 1934 map of Michigan.

Motorists throughout the 1900s relied on road maps to find their way as they traveled. Fold-out maps were available from automobile organizations, state governments, gasoline companies, and local service stations, and for a long time were usually free. The Automobile Club of Michigan produced this 1934 map of Michigan.

Artifact

Map (Document)

Date Made

1934

Subject Date

1934

Creators

Automobile Club of Michigan 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Detroit 

Creator Notes

Map distributed by Automobile Club of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

87.135.712

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 9.375 in  (Larger when unfolded)

Width: 4.25 in  (Larger when unfolded)

Inscriptions

On front: AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF MICHIGAN / OFFICIAL / HIGHWAY MAP / OF / MICHIGAN / 1934

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