Plymouth Motor Corporation Photograph Collection, ca. 1935

Chassis Sub-Assembly Line, ca. 1940.

Mss: 534 1935 P738
2 boxes, approx. 70 photographs
Collection Guide

The images in this collection, depicting manufacturing activities at Plymouth Motor Corporation, originally accompanied materials in an exhibition about Plymouth that was mounted at Baker Library in the mid 1930s. Photographs illustrate various stages of automobile production from building engine blocks and transmissions to assembling and painting automobiles to preparing them for shipment. Extensive captions describe the manufacturing processes involved.