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1933 Packard "Debby"Bruce Blevins

Debby and Lola - Part 6 of Why People Name Their Cars After Women

I bought two Packards; Debby on a guess and Lola for parts

John DeLorean and the Fantastic Ultramatic Drive

In the 1940s General Motors stunned the automotive world…
Margaret at HersheyBruce Blevins

Margaret's Story - Part 5 of Why People Name Their Cars After Women

My fantasy car, a 1933 Packard Victoria Convertible named "Margaret"
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LIFE and Times: Floating Cars and Magic Plastics

To pull off this trick, a 1954 Packard Clipper Super became a brave volunteer.
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LIFE and Times: Rolls-Royce Merlin Aircraft Engine Production

The Packard Motor Car Company didn’t just make luxury automobiles—they took great engineering to the skies too.
1933 Packard "Rose"Bruce Blevins

Meet Rose - Part 4 of Why People Name Their Cars After Women

A rare 1933 Packard Coupe Sedan named "Rose"
black 1933 Packard car

Meet Debbie - Part 3 of Why People Name Their Cars After Women

One of my favorite Packards, "Debbie"
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LIFE and Times: Packard’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

This festive collection sports double the photos for each year the PMCC was celebrating!
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
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LIFE and Times: Packard Party in Detroit

Remember when big parties were a thing? If you’re a Packard fan, Google Arts & Culture can help jog your memory!