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This was a 2-cylinder steamer with its engine connected directly to the differential. The smaller of the two models produced was tiller-operated, white the larger one was steered by wheel. It is sometimes stated that the Genevas were also built with internal-combustion engines.[1]

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Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company Magazine Advertisement, The Automobile, photocopy April 1901, p. 4.  Conde Collection.

In August 1904, The Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company placed this advertisement in The Automobile, page 4. Below it was an advertisement for the Receivers Baldwin Automobile Manufacturing Company. John A. Conde Collection.

The Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company, 1902 Trade Catalogue for te 1903 season, Conde Collection.  George A. Ward File stamp.

This Geneva trade catalogue promotes its 1903 line and was likely printed in late 1902. It carries the file stamp of George W. Ward and the Jan. 28, 1904 date stamp. Nothing is currently known of George A. Ward, whose file stamp appears on other trade literature in the Conde COllection, as does the Jan. 28, 1904 date. A subject for future research. . John A. Conde Collection.

he Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company, January 24, 1903, The Automobpie, P. 126, Conde Collection

The Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company added $50,000 to its capital stock in late 1902, according to this note in The Automobile, January 24, 1903, p. 126. John A. Conde Collection.

Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company Magazine Advertisement, May  1903, unknown magazine

In May 1903, The Geneva Automobile & Manufacturing Company placed this half-page advertisement in the Cycle and Automobile Trade Journal.

he Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company, July 18, 1903, P. 902, unknown magazine, Conde Collection.

In mid 1903, Cleveland capitalists acquired the Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company. They bought out J. A. Carter, who was instrumental in starting the firm, and he left the organization. John A. Conde Collection.

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In January 1904, the Cycle and Automobile Trade Journal ran this article about the Geneva Steam Carriage on page 75. The same issue carried a full page advertisement on page 325 - below. John A. Conde Collection.

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John Conde was the Curator of transportation at the Henry Ford Museum for many years. His automobile literature collection includes copies of Ford Museum material. This is his 1978 label identifying the Museum's Geneva Steam Carriage. It references the image below. John A. Conde Collection.

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This Geneva Steam Carriage advertiseuemt is apparently dated November 13, 1901. John Conde lists its source as the National Automotive History Collection at the Detroit Public Library. John A. Conde Collection.

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This Geneva Steam Carriage advertiseuemt likely appeared in Horseless Age sometime in 1902.

Geneva Automobile and Manufacturing Company, 1903, Cycle and Automobile Trade Journal advertisement, p. 15

This Geneva Steam Carriage placed this advertisement in Cycle and Automobile Trade Journal sometime in 1903.

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John Conde copied the Henry Ford Museum's catalogue card for his files.[2] John A. Conde Collection.

John Conde's Geneva File Folder

John Conde's File Folder. John A. Conde Collection.

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Floyd Clymer copied these illustrations of the Geneve Steam Runabout and Tonneau from an unidentified automobile trade journal. It appears on page 48 of Clymer's Steam Car Scrapbook.

[1] Georgano, G. N., Encyclopedia of American Automobile, (New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1968), p. 88.
[2] As a Recovering Museum Director, the author fondly recalls typing and writing thousands of catalogue cards at the Milwaukee Public Museum in the late 1970s and early 1980.

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