Automobile Club of Michigan Sign

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

Sign (Declaratory or advertising artifact)

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2017.0.34.231

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal

Color

Blue
Red
White (Color)

Inscriptions

on both sides: AUTOMOBILE CLUB / OF MICHIGAN

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