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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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In 1933 Detroit also took a giant leap into the future by reinventing the look of the car. The look Ford had pioneered in the Model T and Model A, with their high-perched chassis, square engines, and exterior trunks, disappeared. Passengers now sat lower in the car, between the front and rear axis. Chassis and bodies were now welded together. Trunks, bumpers, and engines were molded into a unified whole. Longer and lower, these new cars had more horsepower and offered their passengers smoother rides. Rounded corners, steel roofs, and shiny new colors marked them as distinctive and, most important, modern.

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