A Guide to the E. R. Thomas Motor Company Album, ca. 1908
E. R. Thomas Motor Company was a manufacturer of automobiles in Buffalo, New York between 1902 and 1919. A 1907 Model 35 called the Thomas Flyer won the 1908 New York to Paris race and was the first automobile to cross the United States in the winter.
This album contains photographs of the Thomas Flyer and other Thomas Motor Company cars in various places including San Francisco, California, Omaha, Nebraska, and Valdez, Alaska. The album was used to aid the sales of the Thomas Motor Company’s cars.
E. R. Thomas Motor Company, ca. 1908, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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