1925 · Chicago
by Cooke, B. W.
Chicago: Chicago Motor Training Corporation. Good. 1925. Binder. Olive cloth boards with two heavy duty bolts and wingnuts binding the course notes, unpaginated but 1 1/2" thick. Pages are toned with some corner and edge wear. Boards are heavily worn with frayed cloth and just bare thread in patches. "The Cooke Way is the Job-Way to Big Pay." This home-study course run by Engineer B. W. Cooke and his Chicago Motor Training Corporation contains hundreds of pages with detailed auto repair information and diagrams. Laid in materials include a few corrected handwritten exams, form letters encouraging continued study and review, letters from the company bookkeeper reminding the student that he is past due on his tuition and needs to pay up, and two newspaper clippings about automobile fatalities. The letters and exams are dated 1925-1927. A scarce vocational manual, with no copies found on OCLC as of December 2015. ; 8 1/2" x 11" . (Inventory #: 009785)