Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

What Once Was: Washington Welcome the Automobile, part 2 – Resources


Report of The Superintendent Street-Cleaning Department of the District Of Columbia For The Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1901.

Pierce Arrow Museum www.pierce-arrow.com

“Have a Cocktail with the 1919 Pierce Arrow Roadster.” https://www.tudorplace.org/article/uncategorized/have-a-cocktail-with-the-1919-pierce-arrow-roadster/

1919 Pierce-Arrow roadster https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2001/jun/8/20010608-023648-5874r/

[President Taft’s] 1909 White Steam Car Model M https://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/automobile/1909-white-steamer/

The History and Meaning of Colored Traffic Lights https://www.idrivesafely.com/defensive-driving/trending/history-and-meaning-colored-traffic-lights

Clay McShane. The Origins and Globalization Of Traffic Control Signals. https://sites.tufts.edu/carscultureplace2010/files/2010/09/McShane-traffic-signals-1999.pdf

Early Motoring in the District of Columbia: Howard S. Fisk: About the Photographer and His Work http://dcplates.com/Traffic10.htm

Howard S. Fisk. Fisk road book. [Washington, D.C., L. M. Thayer, printer, c1914]

Howard S. Fisk – Star Automotive Editor – December 20, 1961 http://washingtonstarobits.blogspot.com/2010/05/howard-s-fisk-star-automotive-editor.html

Burt. J. Paris. Care of automobiles; a non-technical treatise for the business and professional man. New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1908.

History of the presidential limousines. [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Department of Homeland Security, United States Secret Service, 2014.

William D. Siuru and Andrea Stewart. Presidential Cars & Transportation: From Horse and Carriage to Air Force One, the Story of How the Presidents of the United States Travel. Iola, WI, Krause Pubns Inc, 1995.

Herbert Ridgeway Collins. Presidents on wheels. Washington, Acropolis Books, 1971

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