Charlotte's First Automobile Show

Charlotte's first automobile show was held the week of April 11, 1921, in the "Standard Oil Building," located on the corner of West First Street and Cedar Street. Forty-nine cars and trucks were exhibited by 47 dealers, and there were exhibits by 14 accessory firms. Among cars exhibited were Ford, Veilie, Maxwell, Buick, Cleveland, Davis, Oakland, Chevrolet, Briscoe, Nash, Dort, Essex, Paige, Stutz, Gardner, Willys-Knight, Studebaker, and Milburn Electric.

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