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Bertha Benz
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BERTHA BENZ – Women’s History Month

Bertha was a financial supporter of Karl Benz. By marrying him, by law, she gave up her claim to the investment, but she continued to back his company enthusiastically and…

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Florence Lawrence Women's Automotive History
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FLORENCE LAWRENCE – Women’s Automotive History

Florence Lawrence was known as “The First Movie Star”. Early movies were shown without credits to the actors, and she was the first actress to be named on-screen.  She was…

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Alice Huyler Ramsey Womens History
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ALICE HUYLER RAMSEY

The first woman to drive across the United States, and be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, was housewife Alice Huyler Ramsey.  In 1909 she was 22 years old,…

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Muscle Car Show El Segundo ADM
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The Biggest Muscle Car Show of the Year at the ADM

One of the Biggest Muscle Car Shows in California The Automobile Driving Museum hosted one of our biggest car shows on February 20th, 2021. Over 300 cars and 1000+ spectators…

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Will Lark PhD Black History
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WILL LARK, PhD – Black History Month

While receiving his Masters at the MIT Media Arts & Sciences Laboratory, William Lark Jr. was a principal designer of the City Car: a shared, electric vehicle that adapts to…

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Garret Morgan Black History
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GARRETT MORGAN – Black History Month

Garrett Augustus Morgan owned a sewing machine company in Cleveland. He invented the gas mask, and rescued victims trapped in a tunnel under Lake Eerie. In 1923, after witnessing a…

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Charlie Wiggins Black History
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Charlie Wiggins – Black History Month

Born in 1897, Charlie Wiggins started his life with cars as a shoe-shine boy in front of an automotive repair shop. He was eventually invited inside to help work on…

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Alicia Boler Davis
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ALICIA BOLER-DAVIS – Black History Month

Alicia Boler-Davis started at General Motors as a manufacturing engineer and soon became the first black woman to become a plant manager there. She has also served as Senior Vice…

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Fredrick Patterson Black History Month
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Charles Richard Patterson – Black History Month

Charles Richard Patterson was born into slavery on a Virginia plantation. After escaping to freedom in Greenfield, Ohio, he learned the skills of a blacksmith and worked in the carriage-making trade. Eventually,…

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Ed Welburn Black History Month
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ED WELBURN Black History Month

With an interest in automotive design spurred from a visit to see the Cadillac Cyclone concept car at the 1958 Philadelphia International Auto Show, Ed Welburn advanced from General Motors…

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