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Moore Automobile Company Photographs, 1911-1934

Collection Overview

Title: Moore Automobile Company Photographs, 1911-1934

ID: OGLMC/1627

Creator: Moore Auto Co.

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 10/00/2013

Languages: English [eng]


Materials of a Grand Forks based automobile company established in 1911.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Moore Automobile Company collection consists primarily of a large, rolled photograph taken at the second annual Ford picnic at Lincoln Park in Grand Forks from 30 June 1915. Thomas (Tom) Moore, manager of the company, was involved with organizing these picnics for Ford car enthusiasts. The collection also contains a CD with six photographs, most of which are exterior views of the business, and an image of the sales agreement when the business was sold to W.S. Duckstad. Assorted copies of newspaper clippings from the Grand Forks Herald are also included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Barbara Horan, Woodbine, New Jersey

Acquisition Method: Donation; 2013-3235

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Moore Automobile Company Records. OGLMC 1627. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Processing Information: Processed by Olivia Mayasich, Special Collections student assistant.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Photograph 1: Second Annual Ford Picnic, June 30 1915Add to your cart.
Photograph 1627-1. Picnic was held at Lincoln Park in Grand Forks. Over 200 Fords participated.
Folder 1: Newspaper clippings and CD with photos, 1914-1920 and undatedAdd to your cart.

Printed copies of newspaper articles and advertisements for Moore Auto Co.

CD with images of photographs and other materials pertaining to Moore Auto Co.