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Can one obtain information on vehicle owners back in the 1930's!?
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I'm researching the woman in this photo!. The license plate is clearly visible and I was just wondering if it's possible to locate addditional information from the MVD in Kansas on the owner of the vehicle!. Right now, I'm not even sure of what kind of car it was!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
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I hope they can answer your question as they are the only ones that have the DVM records!.
Try the help line like Sherry L said but if you have AAA they can check Kansas DMV for you, most States in the 1960 put all the old records on Micro-fish so you stand a good chance it's still on file, I know some states the license plate stays on the car through it life, but like Indiana the Licenses plate stays with the owner, but if you come to a dead end then try the Kansas State Police!.!.!.
For Sure the car is a 1935 Ford 2 door Sedan and it not a Chevy like someone said, you can go to yahoo images in your search, the Chevy trunk lid extend back under the rear window on the Sedan!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
The fact of the matter is that records are only kept by the government for a finite amount of time (generally 7 years) unless there is some reason to keep it longer!. For example, and FBI file on someone would be kept forever!. Back in the 30's they probably didn't have records or the record system was sketchy at best!. Even if they did keep records, they would not have kept them this long unless the vehicle was still in use!. Even then it would have been changed to a modern record system at some point and the previous information would be stored and eventually destroyed!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
I tried researching a car I used to have in the early 70s, with the Alabama plates that I still have!. The numbering system has changed, so the original file is no longer in use!. Remember that there were no computers then!. You might be able to trace vin numbers!.!.but those are also more recent inventions (and you don't have that anyway)!.
Without direct proof that the car belonged to the woman, would it be of use anyway!?Www@QuestionHome@Com