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Frederick Patterson

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Frederick Douglas Patterson (born 1871-1932) was an American entrepreneur, the first black American to manufacture cars, ... No Patterson-Greenfield autos are known to exist, but some of his father'...

African-American Automobile New Car Dealers - A History

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The history of African-American men and women who elected to pursue a business career as franchised new car dealers within the automotive industry. ... This website is dedicated exclusively to African-American pioneers: the men and  ...

African-American Automobile New Car Dealers - The Men

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The Pioneers. The Men. Homer B. Roberts Dan Gaines Ed Davis Robert H. Nelson, Jr. Robert Neal C. G. Hairston Al Johnson ...

Pioneer Black Auto Dealer, Ivan Vassall Sr., Dead at 96

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Nov 13, 2012 ... Pioneering African American Auto Dealer Dead at 96 ... Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, who operated the first black-owned auto dealership in Philadelphia ...

A Drive To Get Minority Car Dealers On The Road To Success It Isn't ...

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Jul 8, 1991 ... Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, pioneer black auto dealer. November 11, 2012 ... s 245 African American dealers have gone under. That failure rate is six ...

JeffCars.com:Your Auto Industry Connection: How One of Baseball's ...

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Jun 13, 2010 ... An African-American who owned a BMW represented a significant financial ... Minority Automobile Dealers, BMW agreed to attract black ownership of ..... how baseball pioneer Hank Aaron became the first African American to ...

Black Auto Dealers Fear Uncertain Future - tribunedigital ...

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Dec 27, 1987 ... By becoming the nation`s first black auto dealer-and its only one for the ... Their percentage of Big Three dealerships selling American cars is somewhat better, but still small. ... Rufus Dukes, Pioneer Black Automobile Dealer

Pioneer of O.C.'s African American history to speak at Heritage ...

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Life: Pioneer of O.C.'s African American history to speak at Heritage ... Harriet Tyler, a longtime African American resident of Santa Ana, will be .... Cars; Jobs; Homes; Deals; Classifieds ... Dealer Print Specials · Find a Dealer.

Black Car Dealerships Struggle To Stay Alive | News One

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While America's economic turmoil has impacted the entire nation, Black businesses seem to be some of the most severely affected. Today, in the U.S., there are ...

Welcome to NAMAD | NAMAD

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This is a history of the pioneering African-American men and women who elected to pursue a business career as franchised new car dealers within the ...

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African-American Automobile New Car Dealers - The Pioneers

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The Pioneers. Introduction. For more than five decades, it was believed that Ed Davis was the first African-American to be awarded a new car franchise.

C.R Patterson, Born Slave, Built Automobiles Before Henry Ford ...

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Mar 8, 2015 ... Smith – car dealer and life-long resident of Greenfield – has spent years compiling .... Who was the first African-American car manufacturer? ... Ohio, in a place of honor in the Pioneer Auto Museum at Murdo, South Dakota.

Mel Farr was a pioneer among minority auto dealers

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Aug 4, 2015 ... Former Detroit Lion Mel Farr built automotive dealership empire before ... Farr as the largest African American-owned company in the country.