Automobile Registration Books

Automobile Registration Books, 1909-1919

Sub-series 5600CL-320 Automobile Registration Books (1909-1910, 1913-1917, 1919) includes six volumes documenting vehicle registration during the beginning of the automobile age. The volumes, originally recorded and maintained by the City of Savannah's Clerk of Council's Office, include: registration date; registration number; name and residence of owner; and style of automobile. Entries are arranged numerically by registration number. The responsibility of handling vehicle registrations was transferred to the Chief of Police by City ordinance on December 31, 1919.