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The Automobile Club of Wichita published this year book for the years 1909-1910. Its content reflects that automobile travel was a recent introduction to the lives of Kansans. It includes advertisements from automobile dealers, garages, and other businesses in Wichita, Hutchinson, Newton, Winfield, El Dorado, Dodge City, Yates Center, Iola, Independence, Topeka, Emporia, Garden City, and Lawrence. It also lists the officers and board of directors of the club, its constitution and bylaws, the Kansas law regulation the use of automobiles, two Wichita ordinances (#2875 and 3002) related to the use of cars, and rules of the road. The bulk of the yearbook provides driving routes to and from various cities and towns in Kansas, as well as Colorado and Oklahoma. An index to the routes and maps is on pages 22-23. These driving routes include specific directions and include references to many small towns and local landmarks, etc. The yearbook also lists Wichita residents that own automobiles, their license numbers and the type of automobile they own. The booklet concludes with a list of members of the automobile club.

Creator: Automobile Club of Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1909-1910

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Item Number: 1629
Call Number: K 978.1 -Se 2 Au8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 1629

Business and Industry - Automotive - Equipment and supplies
Business and Industry - Automotive - Repair
Business and Industry - Automotive - Sales
Collections - Library
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Social and Civic
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Leisure activities - Travel
Date - 1900s - 1909
Date - 1910s - 1910
Home and Family - Activities - Vacations - Car trips
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Advertising Medium - Booklet
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Booklet
Places - Cities and towns - Dodge City
Places - Cities and towns - El Dorado
Places - Cities and towns - Emporia
Places - Cities and towns - Garden City
Places - Cities and towns - Hutchinson
Places - Cities and towns - Independence
Places - Cities and towns - Iola
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Newton
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Cities and towns - Wichita
Places - Cities and towns - Winfield
Places - Cities and towns - Yates Center
Places - Counties - Allen
Places - Counties - Butler
Places - Counties - Cowley
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Finney
Places - Counties - Ford
Places - Counties - Harper
Places - Counties - Harvey
Places - Counties - Lyon
Places - Counties - Montgomery
Places - Counties - Pawnee
Places - Counties - Reno
Places - Counties - Rice
Places - Counties - Sedgwick
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Counties - Sumner
Places - Counties - Woodson
Places - Other States - Colorado
Places - Other States - Oklahoma
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870-1920
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Roads & Highways
Type of Material - Printed materials - Books

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