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Object Name Print, Photographic
Object ID 2007.041.054
Description Photograph, black and white, showing Gary Davis interviewing six men at Broad Street Service Station. The group stands in front of a car with text painted on side "WMFR / AM & FM / AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO." The men are (L to R) Robert Moore, Gary Davis, [?] Simpson, [unknown], [unknown], Clyde Conner. Davis holds a microphone to Simpson. Handwritten in blue ink on reverse is "Demonstration of use of "Guard" / an additive to auto oil. This car was / driven to Thomasville and Back to High Point / with no oil in crankcore - / it really happened this way! / Gary C. Davis / Picture made on BROAD ST. Gulf Station / L. TO R. - ROBT. L. MOORE, ENG. / GARY C. DAVIS, P. D. / MR. SIMPSON - (GUARD) Salesman & Franchise owner / -- / -- / CLYDE CONNER". Visible underneath the handwriting is "SMITH STUDIO & CAMERA SHOP / 206 North Main Street / High Point, N.C.", stamped in blue ink.
Date 1952
Studio Smith Studio and Camera Shop
Print Size 8" x 10"
Associated People Conner, Clyde
Davis, Gary Charles
Moore, Robert L.
Search Terms Broad Street Service Station
Gulf Gas Station
Credit Line Gift of Balinda Davis Ferree in memory of Gary C. Davis