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The Trav-L-Coach with the Cate family children

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The Trav-L-Coach with the Cate family children
Courtesy of Virginia C. Gove

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Family Camping: York Beach, Maine, 1930s
Family Camping: York Beach, Maine, 1930s — Decatur Motor Camp

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Trav-L-Coach house trailer
Catalog #: 1981.0524.01, Accession #: 1981.0524
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
Physical Description

Wooden trailer with vinyl exterior fabric, plywood interior, and linoleum floor covering. Original leatherette exterior fabric (linseed or celluloid compound on cotton) deteriorated many years ago before the trailer was donated. Furnished with sofas, wooden table, sink, pressurized water tank, gas stove, oil heater, bed, closets, and storage compartments. Cutaway viewport is in an area damaged before the trailer was donated. Two-tone brown with black top. 19' 2"L x 7' 0"W x 8' 0" H

Made by Trav-L-Coach Insulated Trailers, Huntington, New York

Details
Date Made:
1934
Locations:
Maine, New Hampshire
Note:
Owned by a New Hampshire family and used in Maine
Credit:
Gift of Greg Chandler Gove and Virginia C. Gove

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