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The Human Factor - Introducing the Industrial Life Photograph Collection at the Baker Library

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The Human Factor

Introducing the Industrial Life Photograph Collection at the Baker Library

1939 De Soto luggage locker has increased capacity

ca. 1939 • Chrysler Corporation • Photographer unknownThe Streamline Luggage Locker in the new 1939 De Soto, which eliminates the old-fashioned trunk “bustle,” has 23 cubic feet of usable trunk space, 27 percent more than the big trunk on the 1938 De Soto models. Fitting right into the smooth flowing contours of De Soto’s new streamline styling, the luggage locker is completely concealed. It is equipped with an anti-theft lock.

The Streamline Luggage Locker in the new 1939 De Soto, which eliminates the old-fashioned trunk “bustle,” has 23 cubic feet of usable trunk space, 27 percent more than the big trunk on the 1938 De Soto models. Fitting right into the smooth flowing contours of De Soto’s new streamline styling, the luggage locker is completely concealed. It is equipped with an anti-theft lock.

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  • 1939 De Soto luggage locker has increased capacity, ca. 1939
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Photographer unknown
  • Gelatin Silver Print, 8 × 10 inches
  • Automobile Industry Photograph Collection, Mss: 534 A939 1931-1944

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