In the 1950s, the station wagon became a staple of America's new suburban landscape and a ubiquit
Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can read the story of Pete Koltnow's 1950 hitchhiking trip across the country. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.