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[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0084]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "One of six veterans of the Indianapolis Speedway, Jimmy Davies will be one of the top stares featured on Tuesday night's 100 - lap midget race in Taft stadium."
Date: September 21, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0488]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Like father, like son" . . . Clair Cotter, of Austin, MN., former Minnesota State Dirt Track Champion, believed in breaking then in young, if this photo is any indication."
Date: October 7, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0093.0327]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "RULER OF LOCAL STOCK car racing for a year is Joyce Wallace, 18-year-old model, 1947 N W 20, who was named winner of a beauty contest at Taft stadium Monday night."
Date: 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0093.0330]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Tom Bleany, former Classen highschool football star, is being labeled the "most improved stock car race driver of the season" by veteran racing officials."
Date: August 26, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0093.0329]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Tom Blaney, former football star with the state champion Classen Comets in 1944, is now a star stock car race driver."
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0093.0328]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Back in 1944 when the Classen comets were pounding their way to the state highschool foot-ball championship, one of the biggest pounder of them all was Tom Blaney who alternated between end and halfback with equal ability."
Date: September 9, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0093.0325]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Tom Blaney back in the stockcar racing business with a new car after having one racer stolen this year, now owns a Taft stadium record for 10 laps."
Date: May 4, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0093.0332]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Tom Blaney, 24, of 2944 NW 34, will be on hand again Tuesday night when the stock car drivers move onto the Taft stadium track for the regular weekly racing program."
Date: May 16, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0307.0130]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rich Dilbeck of Oklahoma City, who has earned the hard-luck mantle for stock car racing here at Taft stadium, has shed the jinx in recent weeks."
Date: September 4, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0307.0134]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rich Dilbeck, a stock car driver, puts a cap on Napper, giant English bulldog, before the start of Tuesday night's race program at Taft."
Date: April 1, 1952
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0460]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Joie Chitwood (above ) Cherokee from Topeka, Kans., and only Indian in big- time racing, hopes to drive a racing car in the annual 500- mile event May 30 at the Indianapolis Moto Speedway."
Date: May 22, 1941
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society