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J. C. McLanahan Ford Agency at their new building on West Main Street in Collinsville

Citation

“J. C. McLanahan Ford Agency at their new building on West Main Street in Collinsville,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/630.

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Description

This is a picture of the J. C. McLanahan Ford Agency at their new building located at 310 West Main St. Some of the persons pictured are: J.C. McLanahan in the center wearing a hat. Albert Lathrop, head salesman, in the white shirt on the right. Mr. Bush and Miss Metz near Mr. Lathrop. The two men in white jackets are barbers. One is Mr. B. Mueller. The other people are unknown.

Transcription

  • Top of building:
    J.C. McLANAHAN

    Sign in the middle of the building:
    Ford
    AUTHORIZED
    SALES AND SERVICE

    On the bottom left windows:
    B. MUELLER BARBER          306

    Bottom middle window:
    Ford
    THE UNIVERSAL CAR
    J.C. McLANAHAN

    On the bottom right window:
    Ford Parts
    AND
    ACCESSORIES

    On the pole in front of the bottom right window:
    GASOLINE
    SENTRY

Subjects

  • Collinsville
  • business
  • culture
  • automobiles

Contributor

  • Vernon Bunn donated this photograph to the museum in 1989.

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white photographic print
  • jpg

Coverage

  • Collinsville, Illinois

Identifier

  • CHM-P-0016
  • 1990.040.001
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