F. Photograph of Forest AkersBack
F. Photograph of Forest Akers
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Subjects: People, Trustees
Description: In 1914 Akers was hired as a salesman for the Reo Motor Car Company in Lansing, Michigan. Three years later, in 1917, he was promoted to Reo Sales Manager. While working at Reo, Akers allegedly came up with the name "Reo Speed Wagon."
Original Format: Black and white photograph
Resource Identifier: Akers 129.jpg
Collection Number: UA 1.1.1
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections, MATRIX
Relation: Papers of Forest H. Akers
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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