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See ‘Sensuous Steel’ for an automotive Art Deco treat

1936 Delahaye 135M Figoni and Falaschi Competition Coupe. Jim Patterson/The Patterson Collection, Louisville, KY. Photograph © 2013 Peter Harholdt

The new “Sensuous Steel” exhibit features spectacular automobiles from the 1930s and 1940s that exemplify the classic elegance, luxurious materials, and iconography of motion that characterizes vehicles influenced by the Art Deco style. More »

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Bill Harrah’s legacy in pictures

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“In the Harrah culture, there were organizational standards for all aspects of daily operations throughout departments to ensure the best business practices…the days of Bill Harrah are now rooted in history.” We salute what would have been the 100th birthday of Bill Harrah with photographs of his legacy. Enjoy. More »

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Car of the Week: 1932 Pierce Arrow Model 54

Somehow, Pierce-Arrow managed to lose $3 million in 1932, and the following year the company was sold to a new group of investors. But it seems hard to imagine that the company could have been struggling so mightily in the 1930s, even with the Depression gripping the country, when it was producing vehicles as nice as Joe Cyr’s 1932 Model 54 coupe. More »

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