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History buffs rejoice. Here’s a comprehensive look at Chrysler’s intriguing evolution, a story that dates back before the company itself. Meet the many faces of Chrysler heritage and the brilliant contributions these pioneers made to the automotive industry. Explore the history of the Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge brands as well as such predecessor marques as DeSoto, Hudson, Nash, Plymouth, Rambler and Willys-Overland.

Walter P. Chrysler with the first Production Chrysler model at his home in Great Neck, New York circa 1924.

Walter P. Chrysler’s tool box. Walter made these tools when he was a locomotive mechanic for the railroad in the late 1800s.

A diorama in the Walter P. Chrysler Museum depicting Walter P Chrysler in his machine shop. In the foreground are his original handmade tools.