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The rules of the first annual road contest held by the Memphis Automobile Club under the auspices of the Memphis Automobile Dealers' Association on Friday, May 22, 1908. The route from downtown Memphis south to State Line Road, then east to Germantown and Collierville, across to Macon and Cordova and then back to downtown Memphis, was expected to take nearly 7 hours with a stop for lunch.; The inscription on the cover reads: "Went in a Welch car driven by William T. B. with Uncle Bill Thompson, Mr and Mrs Emmett Joyner, Miss Marguerite Moon and Mr Fontaine Martin."
1908 May 22
Memphis (Tenn.); Automobile racing--1900-1910.
"Memphis Automobile Club First Annual Road Contest, 1908" (2021). Shelby County. 27.