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Standard Steel Car Company radiator emblem
Standard Steel Car Company radiator emblem
Standard Steel had been in the railroad industry, manufacturing steel and composite railway carriages and wagons, before turning to automobiles.
Region: Middle Atlantic
      
State: PA
      
Era: 1890-1930
Roosevelt radiator emblem
Roosevelt radiator emblem
Do you recognize the 26th president (1901-1909)? Naming a car after a president can imply a general notion of power and leadership. It may also reflect some of personal characteristics of a specific president. In the case of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), it might be his sense of adventure and...
Region: East North Central
      
State: IN
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945
Rickenbacker Motor Company radiator emblem
Rickenbacker Motor Company radiator emblem
The emblem for the car was taken from First Lieutenant Eddie Rickenbacker's flying squadron insignia, the "Hat in the Ring." Rickenbacker (1890-1973) was a well known race car driver and WWI flying ace. Three automobile executives from the EMF Company—Barney Everitt, William Metzger and Walter...
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930
Reo radiator emblem
Reo radiator emblem
This vehicle takes its name from the initials of its founder, Ransom Eli Olds, who left Oldsmobile to start a new company. Reo made a variety of cars, which were steady sellers up through the Depression. Although the last private car was manufactured in 1936, trucks and buses were made...
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 4
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 4
A selection of automobile emblems was included in a temporary exhibit at the Smithsonian in 1939. Compare this display with how the radiator emblems are shown in America on the Move.
Era: 1929-1945
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 3
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 3
A selection of automobile emblems was included in a temporary exhibit at the Smithsonian in 1939. Compare this display with how the radiator emblems are shown in America on the Move.
Era: 1929-1945
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 2
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 2
A selection of automobile emblems was included in a temporary exhibit at the Smithsonian in 1939. Compare this display with how the radiator emblems are shown in America on the Move.
Era: 1929-1945
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 1
Radiator emblems on exhibit, panel 1
A selection of automobile emblems was included in a temporary exhibit at the Smithsonian in 1939. Compare this display with how the radiator emblems are shown in America on the Move.
Era: 1929-1945
R & V Knight radiator emblem
R & V Knight radiator emblem
In 1919 the Moline-Knight became the R&V Knight. It was a well built car, although never very popular. One of the first "fully loaded" vehicles, standard features included tire chains and windshield wipers, with cars priced from $2,500-4,000. As opposed to Model T owners who were accustomed...
Region: East North Central
      
State: IL
      
Era: 1890-1930
Pope-Hartford radiator emblem
Pope-Hartford radiator emblem
Pope-Hartford is one of the many companies that produced bicycles prior to automobiles. The Pope Manufacturing Company automobile business went into receivership three times during its short life, illustrating the financial difficulties new automobile compaies faced. Pope-Hartfords had...
Region: New England
      
State: CT
      
Era: 1890-1930
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