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Ward's Garage Records, 1929-1965

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Author:
Ward, Frank Elmo 1912-1964
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. : 7 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Diplomas
Financial records
Ledgers (account books)
Date:
1929
1929-1965
1940-1970
1930-1970
Notes:
Ward's Garage was owned and operated by Frank Elmo Ward (1912-1964) and was located in Clinton, Maryland. It closed in 1962.
Summary:
A very complete collection of records of a "Mom and Pop" rural service station in the post-World War II era. Includes papers illustrating the day-to-day operations of the garage, such as financial records, ledgers, and property records. Also included are personal papers, such as a diploma and letters; and photographs, both personal and of the business.
Cite as:
Ward's Garage Records, 1929-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Service stations
Family-owned business enterprises
Local number:
2001.3090 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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