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Author Vieyra, Daniel I.

Title "Fill 'er up" : an architectural history of America's gas stations / by Daniel I. Vieyra ; with a foreword by James Marston Fitch.

Publication Info. New York : Collier/Macmillan, [1979]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  725.38 V679f 1979    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st Collier Books edition.
Description xiv, 111 pages : illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / James Marston Fitch -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Beginnings -- 2. The fantastic -- 3. The respectable -- 4. The domestic -- 5. The "functional" -- 6. Preservation -- Notes to the text -- Sources and notes for illustrations -- Index.
Summary A nostalgic photo-essay on America's car-oriented culture traces the development of the gas station from a horse-drawn tank to today's streamlined buildings.
Subject Service stations -- United States.
Roadside architecture -- United States -- History.
Roadside architecture. (OCoLC)fst01098897
Service stations. (OCoLC)fst01113497
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0026220008
002007400X (pbk.)
9780020074007 (pbk.)

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