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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Ford's new V-8 appeared to rave reviews. Testimonials arrived in Dearborn, Michigan, Ford's home, from unexpected sources. "You have a wonderful car. It's a treat to drive one. . . . I can make any other car take a Ford's dust," wrote John Dillinger, who at the time was considered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be Public Enemy Number One. Likewise, notorious bank robber Clyde Barrow wrote, "I have drove Ford's exclusively when I could get away with one. For sustained speed and freedom from trouble, the Ford has got every other car skinned." Barrow concluded by conceding that "even if my business hasn't been strictly legal it don't hurt anything to tell you what a fine car you got in the V-8." He and Bonnie Parker took pictures of each other posing with their pride and joy, a 1932 V-8 they had stolen in Texas...

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