Vintage, early 20th century Singer sewing machine on display in the Lodge House at the Packard Proving Ground.Hilary Davis

Small-Scale 20th Century Design: The Singer Sewing Machine

A different kind of 20th Century engineering! Exploring the Singer sewing machine.

Check It Out: Continuing the PPG Library Project

Our holdings include a diverse array of print publications, newsletters, magazines, and Packard-original documents that we plan to preserve and protect for the long term.
Color image of a man and woman positioned next to a computer monitor in "the vault" of the Packard Proving Grounds.Mary Anne Demo

Gems From the Vault: A Famous Find!

Ever wonder what goes on in "The Vault" at the PPG? Our scanners (and super-sleuths) have a cool story to share!
Color image of a scale model Patrol Torpedo boat, which is on display in the Tank Building at the Packard Proving Grounds.Rene Moon

Sailing Home: The Refurbished Return of the PT Boat Model

Our impressive scale model is docked in the Tank Building, all spruced up and ready for viewing.
Emily R. Benoit

Looking Sharp: Presenting One of the PPG's Most Exciting Artifacts

Preparations are underway to preserve one of the PPG's most unique and personal artifacts.
Earle C. Anthony Packard Building in Oakland, CAthe Packard Motor Car Foundation

The Persian Palace of Packard

When this photo in the PPG Vault collection caught my eye, it…
The Packard Guild 1933The Packard Motor Car Foundation

Ask The Woman Who Owns One

Men are not the only ones who love Packards.

The Packard Rosies of World War II

For Women’s History Month, I thought it might be interesting…
Bement and Evans on a rail trestle in Canadian RockiesPackard Motor Car Foundation

Riding the Rails in Canada in a Packard

Driving a Packard through the wilds of Western Canada in 1924.
Bob Hope and Friends 1949 Michigan State FairPackard Motor Car Foundation

Bob Hope - 1949 Michigan State Fair Headliner

Packard, Bob Hope, and the 1949 Michigan State Fair
1952 Packard Frozen in the Tank Building at the PPGPackard Motor Car Foundation

Why Packard Froze Cars In The Old Tank Building

Packard reworked the former Tank Building into an Engineering Test Laboratory