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Stateside Motors, Inc. - Jamestown, New York

"Stateside Motors Inc." having out grown their old location at 501 Foote Ave, built a new facility at 839 Foote Ave in the summer of 1960. The new building was drawn up around Feb 1960, built in July, and opened for business on Nov 12, 1960. The new building housed a service section that operated two hydraulic lifts and contained a repair shop with a machine and overhaul area. In June of 1972, the firm had grown to 33 employees and the Volkswagen franchise was discontinued and replaced with a new line, "Toyota" the following month.

1960 drawing/article about new location

Invoice from 1961

1960 newspaper article regarding grand opening

Award for best Commercial Christmas decorating 

Donald Short Service Management Achievement award

Donald Short business card

Donald Short Service Manager certificate

VW Book with dealer stamp


Key chain, Key chain from 1967 Double Cab


Letter with Rocky Marciano visiting Stateside Motors
The gentleman standing next to Rocky, is George Seftko the owner of Stateside Motors. Date unknown- 1967/68?

Survey card


Training Record book

Dealer ad - Jan. 31, 1961

Dealer ad - April 20, 1962

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