Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Cranking a 1907 Locomobile Car on the Glidden Tour, 1957

Summary

Henry Austin Clark, Jr. (1917-1991) purchased his first vintage automobile while in college. By the late 1970s he'd collected more than 200 cars, trucks, and firefighting vehicles. Many were displayed in the Long Island Automotive Museum, which Clark operated from 1948 to 1980. Clark also collected hundreds of thousands of photographs, publications, and advertisements related to automotive history.

Henry Austin Clark, Jr. (1917-1991) purchased his first vintage automobile while in college. By the late 1970s he'd collected more than 200 cars, trucks, and firefighting vehicles. Many were displayed in the Long Island Automotive Museum, which Clark operated from 1948 to 1980. Clark also collected hundreds of thousands of photographs, publications, and advertisements related to automotive history.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1957

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.1.1764.10

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

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