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From Small Town to Downtown A History of the Jewett Car Company, 1893-1919

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ISBN-10: 0253343690

ISBN-13: 9780253343697

Edition: 2004

Authors: Lawrence A. Brough, James H. Graebner

List price: $49.95
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The Jewett Car Company was born in Akron, Ohio, in the heyday of the electric railway boom in the 1890s. This is a description of how the company grew in popularity and declined with the advent of the automobile.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 4/6/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Lawrence A. Brough is a retired metallurgical engineer. He belongs to the Society of Automotive Historians and has written several articles for auto history publications as well as the book Autos on the Water. He lives in Newark, Ohio.James H. Graebner has his own public transit consulting practice. He has been active in the American Public Transportation Association and served two terms as its president. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Jewett Connection
The Move to Newark
The Boom Begins
The Boom Continues
Wright Leadership
Car Building
Suicides, Fires, and Attempted Murder
The Beginning of the End
The Survivors
Photo Album
Epilogue