Edward Davis, First Black Auto Dealer

Ed Davis, pictured with a 1953 Studebaker Champion Coupe. Davis started out as a car salesman in 1937, but because he was black, he was not permitted to meet customers on the showroom floor.

Images: From the Collections of Great Lakes Motor Works. 1) http://www.onwheelsinc.com./AAOWMagazine/1999_Spring/salute.asp

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