Book, "Modern Bus Terminals and Post Houses," 1941

Summary

Like railroad stations before them, urban bus terminals were often attractive as well as practical. In the 1930s and 1940s, many bus terminals featured streamlined facades that projected a clean, modern appearance. Detroit's sleek terminal was one of 45 facilities featured in the 1941 book Modern Bus Terminals and Post Houses.

Like railroad stations before them, urban bus terminals were often attractive as well as practical. In the 1930s and 1940s, many bus terminals featured streamlined facades that projected a clean, modern appearance. Detroit's sleek terminal was one of 45 facilities featured in the 1941 book Modern Bus Terminals and Post Houses.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1941

Subject Date

1941

Creators

Burleigh, Manferd 

Adams, Charles M. 

University Lithoprinters (Ypsilanti, Mich.) 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Ypsilanti 

Creator Notes

Edited by Manferd Burleigh and Charles M. Adams; published by University Lithoprinters, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2012.119.37

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of William Luke.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 10.75 in

Width: 8.25 in

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