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Semmes Motor Co.: 1925
The parts department of Semmes Motor Company in Washington circa 1925. National Photo Company ... take them off several times during the winter. Admiral Semmes The only Raphael Semmes I'd heard of before reading this was the former US Navy commander who ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/04/2012 - 4:00pm -

Semmes Motor Co.: 1925

Semmes Motor Co.: 1927
Washington, D.C., circa 1927. "Cross trucks, Semmes Motor Co." Headquarters for Good Used Cars. National Photo Company glass ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 8:26pm -

Semmes Motor Co.: 1927

Semmes City: 1926
Washington, D.C., 1926. "T.A. Cannon Co. truck at Semmes Motor Co., Florida Avenue N.E." Dealer in Dodge Brothers cars and Graham ... façade design. Well done. The Semmeses Raphael Semmes, president of the Semmes Motor Co., was born 1889 in D.C., one of six ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/22/2018 - 11:28am -

Semmes City: 1926

In the Shop: 1926
"Semmes Motor Co. garage, Washington." The LOC says 1916 or 1917 but the nearest ... is really a guy standing there. Full Service Semmes Motor Company was a very busy place. They had thier own radio station, ... They sold Dodge trucks, too. Ideal Auto Service The Semmes brothers (Raphael and Charles W.) opened the Congressional Garage at 623 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 1:59pm -

In the Shop: 1926

Duncan Place: 1901
Mobile, Alabama, circa 1901. "Duncan Place and Semmes monument." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing ... View full size. It's still there Raphael Semmes was captain of the CSS Alabama. The monument is still there, just a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/26/2011 - 12:09am -

Duncan Place: 1901

Treasury Truck: 1925
... be surprising to the general public,” said Raphael Semmes , local Dodge Bros. dealer, “but not to us nor to those who are ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2013 - 7:23pm -

Treasury Truck: 1925

Candy Man: 1926
Washington circa 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. John Fisher truck." The more you look at this, the more you'll ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 5:48pm -

Candy Man: 1926

Union Garage: 1924
... 1917 Auto Show . In July 1917 it was taken over by the Semmes Motor Company, offering 24-hour repair service as well as showrooms for ... owners. Converted to garage in 1915 and purchased by Semmes Motor Company in 1919. The address range seems to be 613-621 G street. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 12:06pm -

Union Garage: 1924

Volley of the Dolls: 1943
... dozens of photos of Sally. Her father was John Harrison Semmes Dessez, a captain in the US Navy, and her grandfather was noted ... architect Leon Emil Dessez . Leon's wife Eliza "Bessie" Semmes was the daughter of prominent DC businessman John Harrison Semmes ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/04/2015 - 9:16am -

Volley of the Dolls: 1943

Mayo Man: 1926
Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Gelfand's truck." There is of course dignity in all work. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/08/2019 - 2:31am -

Mayo Man: 1926

Men in White: 1923
... Dodge Bros.' Power Plant. Fleet of Trucks Delivered by Semmes Motor Company to Fussell-Young Ice Cream Company ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 11:15am -

Men in White: 1923

Turville Hardware Radio: 1927
Washington, D.C., 1927. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Turville car, Connecticut Avenue." A Graham Brothers van in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 10:51am -

Turville Hardware Radio: 1927

The Great Race: 1915
... the old mark. The car in the middle is the circa 1914 Semmes Special with Raphael "Ray" Semmes at the wheel, but Lew Gibson, the man to his left, was the driver at ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/12/2012 - 10:44am -

The Great Race: 1915

Mead's Model Market: 1927
Washington, D.C., circa 1927. "Semmes Motor Company. Mead Market truck." National Photo Company Collection ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 12:47pm -

Mead's Model Market: 1927

Meat Wagon: 1926
Washington, D.C. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Krogmann & Sons truck, 1926." National Photo Company ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/04/2012 - 9:38pm -

Meat Wagon: 1926

Vegetarian Nut: 1926
Washington, D.C., 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Schindler's truck." From an interesting if moldy series of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 5:56pm -

Vegetarian Nut: 1926

D.C.F.D.: 1922
... Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "D.C. Fire Dept. car for Semmes Motor Co." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/13/2014 - 5:22pm -

D.C.F.D.: 1922

Where's the Fire: 1926
"Semmes Motor Co." Washington, D.C., Fire Department car (a Dodge) circa 1926. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/09/2012 - 7:26am -

Where's the Fire: 1926

Cinco de Mayo: 1925
Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Hellmann's truck." Back when mayonnaise delivery was a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/05/2017 - 9:41am -

Cinco de Mayo: 1925

Maryland Hennery: 1926
Washington circa 1926. "Semmes Motor Co., Maryland Hennery Association truck." A hennery being a place ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/12/2011 - 9:18pm -

Maryland Hennery: 1926

Butter Eggs Cheese: 1925
Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Semmes Motor Co. -- National City Dairy Co. trucks." National Photo Company ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 1:12pm -

Butter Eggs Cheese: 1925

Rolling With the Punches: 1926
1926. "Semmes Motor Co. truck, Walter Brown & Sons." Another from National Photo's ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/14/2011 - 4:55pm -

Rolling With the Punches: 1926

Weaver Hardware: 1926
Washington, D.C., 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Weaver truck." And, perhaps, Mr. Weaver. National Photo ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/08/2014 - 12:30pm -

Weaver Hardware: 1926

The Candy Kid: 1926
Washington, Sixth and L streets S.W., circa 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. J.W. Hurley truck." National Photo Co. Collection glass ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 10:29pm -

The Candy Kid: 1926

The Auto Show: 1917
... in 1915. In July 1917 the building was taken over by Semmes Motor Co., which sold Dodge and Hudson cars as well as Wilcox and Vim ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 12:05pm -

The Auto Show: 1917

Barber and Ross: 1926
Washington, D.C., 1926. "Semmes Motor Company. Barber & Ross truck." National Photo Company ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 1:09pm -

Barber and Ross: 1926

Fancy Fruits: 1925
Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Semmes Motor Co. George K. Chaconas & Co. truck." A Dodge delivery van for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 2:38am -

Fancy Fruits: 1925

Big 4 Candy: 1926
1926. "Semmes Motor Co., Schrafft's truck." A Dodge truck in Big 4 Candy livery at 608 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 5:51pm -

Big 4 Candy: 1926

Butter Eggs Cheese: 1926
Washington, D.C., 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. National City Dairy truck." A dented Dodge. National Photo ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/08/2014 - 12:49pm -

Butter Eggs Cheese: 1926

Dodge Screenside: 1920
Washington, D.C., ca. 1920. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Dodge Bros. truck." At the Sanitary Grocery. National Photo ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/12/2013 - 12:08am -

Dodge Screenside: 1920
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