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Six Months Update

Three Months By Car has been up and running for six months now, both here and on Facebook and Twitter.  Here’s a quick update on where it’s been and where it’s going. The Facebook Page has over 330 Likes as … Continue reading

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Automobiles, Advertisements and Gender Stereotypes

Today’s post expands on a sentiment quickly expressed in Prescriptive Literature about the actions of car manufacturers as they began to realize the consumer power that women had when it came to the purchase of the family car, and how … Continue reading

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The Master’s Thesis: An Intro

In 2010, the rediscovery of a box containing Dorothy Guyott’s postcards and letters inspired a thesis on the road trip that she took with Edith and Evelyn Stohl in 1929.  Additionally, the cedar box consisted of one letter sent to … Continue reading

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Girls vs. Women

Before I begin to share edited parts of my thesis, I felt it was necessary to have this post, which will hopefully be the only one that sound remotely like I could be standing on a soapbox while writing it.  … Continue reading

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Meet Maria

Time to meet the person behind the blog, Facebook page, and Twitter: Me! Maria is from Rhode Island and to her, Dorothy Guyott is Nana (pronounced Nonna, like Donna).  It is through the familial connection that this project, Three Months … Continue reading

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Meet Evelyn

Evelyn Stohl was born in Connecticut in 1904.  The oldest traveler on the road trip in 1929 at the age of 25, she was the oldest of four children.   Fellow traveler, and sister,  Edie was two years younger.  Better … Continue reading

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Tracing the Tire Tracks

I am fortunate enough to have been able to trace where Dorothy, Edith, and Evelyn were throughout their trip.  Thanks to the postcards and letters that Dorothy, who went by Dotty or Dottie, wrote home, I can track where they … Continue reading

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