Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can learn how automobile companies represented themselves through radiator emblems. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
Museum education, Self-paced learning modules, Thematic approach, Visual instruction
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In the 1950s, the station wagon became a staple of America's new suburban landscape and a ubiquit...
environment, 1900’s, motor, culture, America, twentieth, Transportation, expansion, century, travel, American, invention, 1900, 20th, history, National, museum, symbol, Conservation, Technology
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