Fred Perkins and official posing with Hupmobile at Detroit, Michigan, 1914 Hupmobile Baton Rouge to Detroit tour
Close-up view of Fred Perkins and official posing with Hupmobile car in front of the Pontchartrain Hotel at Detroit, Michigan. "This Hupmobile was sealed at Baton Rouge by the Mayor, Jan. 30th, 1914" sign is displayed on car; spectators in background. Perkins drove a Hupmobile with sealed hood, crank handle and battery box 1700 miles from Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Detroit, Michigan. Handwritten on back: "Photo taken for Hupp Motor Car Co. Tours--Hupmobile Baton Rouge to Detroit, 1914."