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Author Belasco, Warren James.

Title Americans on the road : from autocamp to motel, 1910-1945 / Warren James Belasco
Edition MIT Press paperback edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1981]
[©1979]

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Description ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Preface -- Itinerary -- Gypsying : 1910-1920 -- Cars versus trains : Back to stagecoach days -- Autocamping versus hotels : Back to the family homestead -- From fad to institution : Municipal autocamps, 1920-1924 -- Limiting access : Pay camps, 1923-1926 -- Early motels : 1925-1945
Analysis United States Tourists: Motorists Accommodation, 1910-1945
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [195]-205
Notes committed to retain 20160630 20310630 EAST http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials{Smith copy: EAST commitment} MNS
Subject Automobile travel -- History.
Automobile travel -- United States -- History.
Motels -- United States -- History.
Tourist camps, hostels, etc. -- United States -- History.
LC no. 79015304
ISBN 0262021234
0262520710 (paperback)