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Checker Charity

Thanks to the generosity of an ITCA donor,  we now have eight binders of Checker Motors Corp. Public Relations Dept. 1965-67 scrap books recently donated to the archive.  Apparently, CMC utilized the Luce Press Clipping a division of Burrelle’s Information Services to...

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A Message from Dan Smith regarding Checker Parts

Last summer I went to visit joe, unfortunately his health was declining. At that point Joe and I had a heart to heart about Checker Parts. He told me he no longer had it in him to take car of the cars and parts. He told me that he wanted me to take Checker Parts over...

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Don’t Yell ‘Taxi! at This One

Long Island Press, August 12th 1965 Sure, that’s a Checker car being inspected by Suffolk Deputy Inspector George McMullen….but don’t call it a taxi!  Although Checker cars, designed for long, rough service. are traditionally uses as cabs,  this one...

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