Early Cars: Fact Sheet for Children Where can I read about early cars?

Books about early cars are available at most libraries. Some of the books you might look for are:

Automobile Quarterly. The American Car Since 1775. New York: L.S. Bailey, 1971.

Clymer, Floyd. Henry's Wonderful Model T 1908-1927. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1955.

Dammann, George H. Ninety Years of Ford. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbooks International, 1993.

Editors of Consumer Guide Staff. Ford: The Complete History. Lincolnwood, IL: Publications International, 1989.

Flink, James J. America Adopts the Automobile, 1895-1910. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1970.

_____. The Automobile Age. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.

Heilig, John, ed. Automobile Quarterly's Directory of North American Automobile Museums. Kutztown, PA: Automobile Quarterly, 1992.

Lichty, Robert C. Standard Catalog of Ford, 1903-1990. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1990.

Montagu of Beaulieu, Lord and Anthony Bird. Steam Cars 1770-1970. London: Cassell, 1971.

May, George S. ed. The Automobile Industry, 1885-1920. New York: Facts on File, 1989.

McCalley, Bruce W. Model T Ford: The Car That Changed the World. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1994.

_____. The Model T Ford Encyclopedia, 1909-1927: A Comprehensive Guide to the Evolution and Changes of the Major Components of the Model T Ford. [Burbank, CA: Model T Ford Club of America], c. 1989.

Rae, John Bell. The American Automobile Industry. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1984.

_____. American Automobile Manufacturers: The First Forty Years. Philadelphia, PA: Chilton, 1959.

Schiffer, Michael B., Tamara C. Butts and Kimberly K. Grimm. Taking Charge: The Electric Automobile in America. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

Sears, Stephen W. The American Heritage History of the Automobile in America. New York: American Heritage Publishing, Co., 1977.

Stern, Philip Van Doren. Tin Lizzie: The Story of the Fabulous Model T Ford. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955.

Wakefield, Ernest Henry. History of the Electric Automobile: Battery-only PoweredCars. Warrendale, PA: Society of Automotive Engineers, 1994.

Wilson, Paul Carroll. Chrome Dreams: Automobile Styling Since 1893. Radnor, PA: Chilton-Book Co., 1976.