James Melton (1904-1961) was a popular singer for over 30 years from the 1920s and had a successful career on stage, radio and film. Melton was also one of the most prominent early antique car collectors.
Jim Donnelly, Hemmings Senior Editor, gave a wonderful shout-out today to VanderbiltCupRaces.com on the Hemmings Blog.
Among the historic cars owned by Rick Rawlins of California is the only known S.P.O. automobile (Société Francaise de Petit Outillage of Clinchy, France). Rick has forwarded photos of his raceabout to compare with my one photo of a S.P.O. taken at the 1910 Wheatley Sweepstakes.