Research & Collections News
September 27, 2023
"You Remember, You Were There": Breezin' Through Automotive History with Milestones of Motoring
Nostalgia is a powerful force in advertising. As long as advertisements have existed, harkening back to the “good ol’ days” has been a time-honored selling tradition. If it did not work, we would not do it; to the present day, companies invoke nostalgia to make their products more desirable.
September 21, 2023
The Ingenious Indian 841: E. Paul du Pont's Motorcycle Lives!
In 2017, Lex du Pont donated a one-of-a-kind Indian motorcycle owned by his father E. Paul du Pont. E. Paul had organized a merger between DuPont Motors and Indian Motorcycle (originally founded in 1902) in 1930. After the merger, E. Paul served as president of Indian until 1950.