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Making Automobiles in the Early Twentieth Century

Dr. Charles Hyde will explore the changing nature of the Detroit automobile industry beginning when auto-bodies were supplied by small firms, including many in Amesbury, and shipped to Detroit for final assembly.

Dr. Hyde is professor emeritus at Wayne State University in Detroit. He has written several books, including Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II and Images from the Arsenal of Democracy.

Location: Amesbury Senior Community Center, 68 Elm Street.