LOST GALLERY uncovers some photographs of rather rare items now and then.
Here is one of those. Flickr member Juantoo34 identified this is an E-M-F model 30 Roadster of 1909 -1912
The EMF company (the Everitt-Metzger-Flanders Company of Detroit, Michigan) was founded in 1908 by Barney Everitt, William Metzger and Walter Flanders. Each man had different automobile expertise to contribute.
Apparently the car had many mechanical problems and this may account for the scarcity of them today. Also, the three original founders apparently had serious disagreements and although production was healthy for a couple years, the company was absorbed by Studebaker.
The WIKI page has a more detailed accounting.
There are several photographs on the net of restored models today but very few old snapshots of them in actual use in the years following their production. The biggest (only) collection I found is on a site called EMF 30 and it is composed mostly of postcards and catalog photographs. This site also has a detailed history of the company and its founders.
The car was made under the EMF name for only about three years and then the company was absorbed by Studebaker.
There are more photographs of restored models at a site called Hemmings Daily
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