The Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild

The Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild

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The Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild was a national auto design competition sponsored by the Fisher Body Division of General Motors. This competition was for teenagers to compete for college scholarships by designing and building scale model qdreamq cars. Held from the 1930s through the 1960s, it helped identify and nurture a whole generation of designers and design executives. Virgil M. Exner, Jr., Charles M. Jordan, Robert W. Henderson, Robert A. Cadaret, Richard Arbib, Elia 'Russ' Russinoff, Galen Wickersham, Ronald C. Hill, Edward F. Taylor, George R. Chartier, Charles W. Pelly, Gary Graham, Charles A. Gibilterra, E. Arthur Russell, William A. Moore, Terry R. Henline, Paul Tatseos, Allen T. Weideman, Kenneth J. Dowd, Stuart Shuster, John M. Mellberg, Harry E. Schoepf, and Ronald J. Will, are among those designers and design executives who participated in the Guild. The book also describes many aspects of the miniature model Napoleonic Coach and other scale model cars the students designed.A Manual for Guildsmen in the 1937 Model Car Design Competition, Details and Instructions for Designing and Making a Model Automobile. ... General Motors Corporation, General Offices Auditorium, Warren, Michigan: August 15, 1950; July 31, 1962; July 30, 1963; July 27, 1964; July 25, 1966; July ... The Classic Car Vol.

Title:The Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild
Author:John L. Jacobus
Publisher:McFarland - 2005-08-12


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