• After World War II, Americans enjoyed an increase in leisure time (and more spending money) as the economy started to hum.

Car-Top Carriers

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


  • Automobiles fitted with car-top carriers, such as this one from 1946 made by Berg’s, held camping gear beneath the canoe and attached to the rain gutters along the roof of the vehicle.
Creator
Subjects
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
Date
  • 1946
Related Section
Keywords
Content Type
Citable Link
Copyright Holder
Copyright Status
Rights Granted
  • non-exclusive, world-wide, perpetual
Credit Line
  • Photograph by Arthur M. Vinje, courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-44704.
Holding Contact
  • Wisconsin Historical Society
Pageviews
  • 3
File Format
  • tiff (Tagged Image File Format)
File Size
  • 24.5 MB
Width
  • 4078
Height
  • 3182
Mime Type
  • image/tiff
Last Modified
  • 2016-10-27T14:26:33Z
Original Checksum
  • 5dd6bf1e6d23fd371294a2e36acfde4c