Automotive History Is Not “Saved” If You Can’t Access It

The National Automotive History Collection — is inaccessible and slowly deteriorating. Trust me — that’s not “saving” it.

The National Automotive History Collection — one of the most significant American automotive history collections — sits in the Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library. Until the 1980s, this collection was the resting place for thousands and thousands of unique historic automotive documents donated directly by the manufacturers to this Library. That the manufacturers sent these records…

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Bob Gerometta

Bob Gerometta

Gear head, archivist, historian, mystery writer — I’ve been called a “renaissance man”, but I’m very, very sure . . not