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Story of the Week:

Published: 08.26.2014
1950's Designing Women of Packard
By: Robert Tate, Automotive Historian/Researcher
Images: Courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

One of the most rewarding things about being an Automotive Historian is that you can always find historical research from the past that somehow today becomes a new, relevant, yet exciting story to share in the present. As a historian, I had some knowledge of Mrs. Dorothy Draper and how she helped create new ideas and fashion trends for the 1952 Packard automobiles. However, I had no idea who Mary Ellen Green was. Hopefully, this story can take us back to a place in our automotive heritage where we can remember two very talented women who were able to express their ideas and creativity on paper and impact Packard's automotive styling.

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