Printer-friendly page

Cars Leaving a Suburban Home, 1915

Illustration from Scribner's Magazine article, "The Woman at the Wheel", by Herbert Ladd Towle. The drawing by S. Werner, shows a woman and two children watching a line of cars leave the drivway. The caption reads, "The departure of guests, most of them driving their own cars."

Towle's article discusses the increase of women drivers, women as car owners, and reasons for women driving. 
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="" width="883" height="518" alt="Cars leaving a suburban home, 1915" title="Cars leaving a suburban home, 1915" />
Citation (Chicago Style): 

Werner, S. [The departure of guests, most of them driving their own cars]From "The Woman at the Wheel". Scribner's Magazine 57, No 2. New York: 1915. Brown University Library: Digital Repository. . (Accessed January 2, 2019)

Usage Statement: 

Public Domain

Public Domain is a copyright term that is often used when talking about copyright for creative works. Under U.S. copyright raw, individual items that are in the public domain are items that are no longer protected by copyright law. This means that you do not need to request permission to re-use, re-publish or even change a copy of the item. Items enter the public domain under U.S. copyright law for a number of reasons: the original copyright may have expired; the item was created by the U.S. Federal Government or other governmental entity that views the things it creates as in the public domain; the work was never protected by copyright for some other reason related to how it was produced (for example, it was a speech that wasn't written down or recorded); or the work doesn't have enough originality to make it eligible for copyright protection.

Add a comment

PLEASE NOTE: NCpedia will not publish personal contact information in comments, questions, or responses. If you would like a reply by email, please note thats some email servers are blocked from accepting messages from outside email servers or domains. These often include student email addresses from public school email accounts. If you prefer not to leave an email address, check back at your NCpedia comment for a reply. Please allow one business day for replies from NCpedia. Complete guidelines are available at