Suburban Families Enjoy Modern Conveniences in Automobile Advertisement Ca. 1958Unknown - 1958
After World War II, the landscape of American settlement changed significantly. Families abandoned urban centers for the suburbs -a move that was made easier by the Interstate Highway Act of 1956, which created 40,000 miles of expressway across the country. Automobile companies helped shape the low-density suburbs that exist today by depicting car ownership as essential to "modern living".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1958
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 24 sec.)) : sound