• 1901 Packard Model C on display, with young girls

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of 1901 Packard Model C. Inscribed on photo back: 1-cylinder, 12-horsepower, 75-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster. Packard Motor Co. of New York photograph taken at the Packard building, Broadway at W. 61st street, New York City. This vintage 1901 Packard Model C was used in a window display at the Packard Building. The two passengers were the young Miss Hymans, daughters of Mr. Samuel Hyman, who took the photograph while inside the Packard Buildi…

  • 1904 Packard "3" experimental truck, right side view, parked in yard near Packard factory

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1904 Packard right side view, parked in yard near Packard factory. Inscribed on photo back: Packard "3" experimental truck, 2-cylinder engine under floorboards, evidently Packard's third experimental truck, note; 1939 Ford Tudor at left.

  • 1923 Packard runabout, left side view, top raised, light in color

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1923 Packard left side view, top raised, light in color. Inscribed on photo back: Model 136, 2/4-person runabout.

  • 1925 Packard touring car, seven-eights left front view, top raised

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1925 Packard seven-eights left front view, top raised. Inscribed on photo back: Model 236, 5-person touring car.

  • 1910 Packard truck, left side view, man in driver seat

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1910 Packard left side view, man in drivers seat, parked in industrial yard. Inscribed on photo back: ca. 1910 first Packard truck.

  • 1908 Packard 30 Model UA runabout on display in Los Angeles

    8x10 black and white Packard file photograph of a 1908 Packard 30 Model UA on display, later model car in background. Inscribed on photo back: 4-cylinder, 30-horsepower, 108-inch wheelbase, runabout, 2-person with rumble seat, folding front windshield, standard folding buggy top, patent leather doors, brass trim, special side lamps, 1908 type radiator cap, 1908 type radiator, 1908 Packard; see Inner Circle June 6th, 1940; setting is showroom floor, Earle C. Anthony Inc., Los Angeles.

  • Line up of five 1921-23 Packard trucks, parked in yard, front view

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of five 1921-23 Packards lined up, front view, partially enclosed front cab, parked in yard, factory background. Inscribed on photo back: a line-up of Packard trucks; Packard Traffic Division fleet, 1921-23 Packard "E" trucks; ED, 3/4-ton & EF, 5/6-ton capacity, note 1940 Michigan license plate, photographed at Packard works, East Grand Blvd Detroit, Mich.

  • Chevrolet Factory, Flint

    6.5x9.5 black and white photograph of workers on the sidewalk outside the Chevrolet factory

  • Chevrolet Factory Entrance

    6.5x9.5 black and white photograph of workers on stairs entering the Chevrolet factory

  • A caravan of early 1900s Packard trucks fully loaded and pulling extra trailers

    8x10 black and white sepia-toned Packard Co. file photograph of a caravan of early 1900s Packard trucks fully loaded, pulling extra trailers, sign on side of front truck reads "First Direct Shipment of Sunkist Oranges & Lemons Los Angeles to London," on road next to railroad tracks, two men in front cab, front truck as an American flag attached to radiator. Inscribed on photo back: Packard trucks, post World War I, transporting California "Sunkist" oranges & lemons.

  • 1910 Packard 30 Model UC with male driver, front view, parked on street

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1910 Packard 30 Model UC with male driver, front view, parked on street. Inscribed on photo back: 4-cylinder, 30-horespower, 123.5-inch wheelbase, 4-person close-coupled, fitted with 2-piece glass front, patent leather front doors, folding leather victoria top, in front of Palmer Bros. dealership in Jacksonville, Fl., used as a courtesy car, in background 1932 Packard, 1935/36 Packard Senior, 1939 Packard 6, see Inner Circle July 26th, 1940.

  • Changing Face of the Auto Industry

    The Changing Face of the Auto Industry Collection contains images from the Detroit Public Library's National Automotive History Collection and Burton Historical Collections. These photographs and postcards document the auto industry in the Detroit area during the first half of the twentieth century. This digitized collection is the result of a partnership between the Detroit Public Library and Wayne State University. The original images are held in the Special Collections at the Detroit Public L…