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View of three automobiles, the first of which is identified as number 52, competing in a Glidden auto tour, on a street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. The Glidden auto tours were timed, long distance road rallies organized from 1902-1913 throughout the United States by the American Automobile Association (AAA) as a means of encouraging automotive travel and the development of safe roads. Also visible in the photograph are spectators, horse-drawn wagons and a carriage in front of Lindenmeyer's General Merchandise store, utility poles and power lines, windmills, and the buildings and businesses along the city street.

Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: July 29, 1909

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Item Number: 1466
Call Number: Halbe Coll. No. 122
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 1466

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