The First Century of the Detroit Auto Show introduces pioneers such as William Metzger, who was instrumental in organizing the first show and played a prominent role in many shows of the early 1900s. Each year's show is covered in a chapter which includes information on the major players of the show, products featured, size, exhibitors, decor, opening ceremonies, admission fares, and entertainment.
The book features over 100 historical and nostalgic photos to bring the reader in touch with the culture of the automotive industry and society at the time. A captivating account of the history of the industry's showcase event, this book belongs on the bookshelves of every automotive historian, enthusiast, and engineer.
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