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Raymond S. Doerr Scrapbook, 1931-1935

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Donor:
Doerr, Raymond S (engineer craftsman) 1913-
Collector:
Jacobus, John L
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
General Motors Corporation
Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft
1 flat oversize box
Type:
Scrapbooks
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Date:
1931
1931-1935
Notes:
Doerr was a winner of the 1931 Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild competition in building model coaches. He was awarded a 4-year scholarship in engineering at the University of Michigan and later was employed by General Motors Corp. After retirement he became a violinmaker.
Summary:
One scrapbook, compiled by Doerr's mother, containing news clippings relating to the Napoleonic Coach Competition of the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild (sponsored by General Motors Corporation), an annual competition for boys aged 12 to 18 in building model (horse-drawn) coaches. Also includes an official program and guide for the 1932 competition and a copy of the 25th Anniversary Edition of AUTOMOBILE QUARTERLY (1987) containing an article by John L. Jacobus describing the Craftsman's Guild.
Cite as:
Raymond S. Doerr Scrapbook, 1931-1935, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Models and modelmaking
Automobiles--Bodies
Automobiles--Design and construction
Carriages and carts--Design
Local number:
1993.3070 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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