Found: 1919 Newspaper Ad

Popular periodicals of the 1900′s almost always contained car advertisements from the major car manufacturers. The advertisement below, distributed by the Oldsmobile Sales Company in the June 29, 1919 edition of  the Washington Post is probably the very first advertisement in which the Rockville Garage appeared. (click image to enlarge) Initially, Reed Brothers sold Oldsmobile and Hudson, along with Dodge.

Dealers are listed in fine print at the bottom: note Rockville Garage, Rockville, Md, which I have highlighted in yellow.

Washington Post 1919

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About Jeanne Gartner

I am a co-owner of the former Reed Brothers Dodge in Rockville, Maryland. Lewis Reed, the founder of Reed Brothers Dodge was my grandfather. We were a family-owned and operated car dealership in Rockville for almost a century. I served in the United States Air Force for 30 years before retiring in the top enlisted grade of Chief Master Sergeant in July 2006.

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