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Homer B. Roberts

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Known for, Ist African American Army Lt., 1st black auto dealer, built the first shopping mall. Homer B. Roberts (1885–1952) A graduate of Kansas State Agricultural College and veteran of ... ...

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 ...

Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, pioneer black auto dealer - philly-archives

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Nov 11, 2012 ... Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, pioneer black auto dealer ... Along with other African American leaders, Mr. Vassall was invited to meet with President ...

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

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.

Richard D. Gidron Is Dead at 68; Ran an Empire of Car Dealerships ...

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Oct 15, 2007 ... The Hip-Hop Pioneer. Grandmaster Flash ... Richard D. Gidron Is Dead at 68; Ran an Empire of Car Dealerships ... He thus became New York's first African- American Cadillac dealer and the second in the nation. By 1980 ...

Patterson-Greenfield was only African-American produced car ...

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Mar 2, 2016 ... Frederick Patterson and his car | photos courtesy HVA Republished with permission ... Find Find · Sell Sell · Find a Dealer Find a Dealer · Dealer Network Dealers ... Patterson-Greenfield was only African-American produced car .... Not only was he an automotive pioneer,C.R. fought for his son Frederi...

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.

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 ...

Ellenae Fairhurst: First Black Female Lexus Dealer Shares All

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Mar 18, 2016 ... Ellenae Fairhurst, a pioneering new-car dealer and the owner of Lexus of Huntsville ... Ironically, in the African American household women are ... in-depth interviews with some of today's industry influencers and pioneers.