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1915 Sociability Run Participants

Participants in the Second Electric Automobile Sociability Run held in Washington, DC on May 26, 1915 and reported in The Washington Post, May 27, 1915. Winner: Miss Ida Von Lengerke in a Columbia owned by R.F. Fleming Second: Miss H.

1914 – Electric Vehicle Men Meet on Roof

On June 26, 1914, The Washington Times reported the June 1914 meeting of the Washington section of the Electric Vehicle Association of America. The EVAA meeting was held on the roof of the Pepco building at 14th and C Streets.

Announcement of Sociability Run for Electrics on May 9, 1914

Plans for the 1914 Electric Sociability Run were outlined by the Executive committee of the Washington section of the Electric Vehicle Association of America and announced in the Washington Times newspaper on Saturday May 9th, 1914 on page 8. “Devotees

1914 Sociability Run Participants

Participants in the First Electric Automobile Sociability Run in Washington, DC as reported in The Washington Times, 5-27-1914 and The Washington Post, 5-28-1914 Winner: Mrs. R. Bruce Emerson in a Detroit Electric Brougham; time, 1h, 15m, 30s Second: Mrs. Mabel

Electric Vehicle Delivered To Congressman Oakey

ELECTRIC MAKES LONG RUN Covers More Than 300 Miles in Three Days Over Country Roads. From Hartford, Conn., to Washington, D. C., a distance of 372 1/2 miles, in three days, driving a Detroit electric brougham, is the latest record

Educational Value of Sociability Runs

By A. Jackson Marshall Secretary. Electric Vehicle Association of America, 29 West Thirty-ninth Street. New York. September 4, 1915 Electrical Review and Western Electrician Vol. 67 – No. 6, pg. 458 When we hear repeatedly of the many successful tests

EVAA Washington Section Activities – September, 1915

The Electric Vehicle Association of America, Activities of the Washington Section September, 1915 – ELECTRIC VEHICLES magazine Vol. VII, Number 3 The Washington section, having a membership of 38, has held, since October 1, 1914, seven technical meetings with an

Electric Makes Fifteen Hundred Miles in Fourteen Days

September 4, 1915 Electrical Review and Western Electrician Vol. 67 – No. 10 Over 1,500 miles in 14 days is a recent performance of an electric. This record in electric vehicle efficiency was made in the recent endurance test held

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