en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Patterson

Frederick Douglas Patterson (1871–1932) was an American entrepreneur known for the Greenfield-Patterson automobile of 1915, built in Ohio. He later converted his business to the Greenfield Bus Body Company. Built by he first African American-owned automobile manufacturer, The C.R. ... No Patterson-Greenfield autos are known to exist, but some of his father's ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homer_B._Roberts

Other work, Retail auto salesman, first black auto dealer, built the first shopping mall. Homer B. Roberts (1885–1952) was a graduate of Kansas State Agricultural College and ... The Kansas City Automotive Museum honors this pioneer with the Homer B. Roberts showroom which showcases automobiles from the era.

www.aacamuseum.org/pioneers-in-african-american-auto-history

A salute to Black History Month learn more about African Americans and their ... as franchised car dealers, designers, custom car builders, race car drivers, and ...

www.aacamuseum.org/pioneers-african-american-automotive-history

Pioneers in African American Automotive History ... for others to pursue careers in such fields as franchised car dealers, designers, custom car builders, race car ...

www.historicvehicle.org/top-five-pioneers-in-african-american-auto-history

Feb 19, 2013 ... They were racers, car dealers and turn-of-century car makers — check out this shortlist of groundbreaking African Americans who left an ...

www.groovecar.com/articles/down-the-road/2018/03/african-american-pioneers-black-owned-dealerships

By Lyndon Conrad Bell, March 17th, 2018. At first glance, the fact that African- American owned car dealerships exist in the United States would seem to be a ...

aacardealers.com

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  ...

www.africaresource.com/rasta/sesostris-the-great-the-egyptian-hercules/c-r-patterson-born-slave-built-automobiles-before-henry-ford

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.

nmaahc.si.edu/blog-post/only-african-american-automobile-company

At the dawn of the Automobile Age in the early 20th century, hundreds of small ... As with many small businesses, sales dried up and loans were hard to obtain. ... Further reading: The C. R. Patterson and Sons Company, Black Pioneers in the ...