34 Vintage Photos Showing America’s Love Affair With the Automobile in the 1950s

Hollywood! 1956 – A couple of hip chicks from Illinois strike a pose behind the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and Grauman’s Theater on N. Orange. The mint green 1955 Chevy 210 4-door sedan.
Daytona Beach — 1956
Ice Fishing – Early 1950s, Somewhere in cold Michigan’s thumb
The Old Car – 1954
Cafe Du Monde, New Orleans – 1958
Canoe Run – 1951. This 1943 (?) Pontiac Coupe really IS bigger than a boat.
Southeast Vacation — 1956
At the Lake – 1952
Dairy Creme, Oklahoma – 1956
RCA Building Times Square, NYC – 1953
Joshua Tree — 1947
Bandshell, Sanford, FL – Early 1950s. Bandshell on Lake Monroe (St. John’s River) in Sanford, Florida. Submarine Chaser SC679 sits ready.
GO! 1958
Teepee Drive-in / Buffalo Burgers
Grand View Ship Hotel — 1953
Thanksgiving blizzard 1950 – Xenia, Ohio
Moccasins, Indian Rugs, Jewellery, Curios – early 1950s
The Smiling Irishman, Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA – 1952
Logan, WV – 1950
Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii, 1957
1952 Buick Super — Clearwater, FL
Steven begrudgingly poses with his chick magnet, a Nash Metropolitan.
Bulletproof Whitewalls — 1958 Oldsmobile. Somewhere near Niagara Falls.
Town Hill Hotel — 1948, Little Orleans, MD.
1954 Mercury Monterrey
1951 Ford Crestline
Cadillac in D.C. — 1950s
Afternoon Sun on the Chevy — 1950
Ft. Wayne, IN – 1955
Ice Fishing from the ’46 Chrysler New Yorker. Somewhere in Michigan’s thumb district around 1955.
Mom and her ’55 Ford Fairlane Sunliner, 1956
Parade, Rhinelander, WI – 1956. Note the 1955 Nash Statesman.
Ft. Wayne, IN – 1955

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