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[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0547]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Jerry Hoyt, an Air Force veteran who served in Korea, won the pole position for the annual 500 mile Memorial Day race on Saturday afternoon."
Date: May 15, 1955
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0545]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Youthful Jerry Hoyt of Indianapolis will attempt to repeat as Taft stadium midget race winner here next Tuesday night when a field of more than 50 of the nation's top drivers compete in a 100-lap AAA championship event that is sure to attract a half-dozen Indianapolis stars."
Date: September 16, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0538]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Here is youthful Jerry Hoyt of Indianapolis in the John Zink Special he drove in the Memorial Day classic last spring and wrecked two weeks ago."
Date: September 21, 1953
Creator: O'Dell-Shields Studios
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0544]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Jerry Hoyt, winner of Sunday's big car feature at the fairgrounds, scrapes mud from the wheel of his car after taking a turn around the muddy track early in the afternoon."
Date: April 10, 1955
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0542]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Frontrunners for Speedway Classic will be, left to right, Jack McGrath, Tony Bettenhausen and Jerry Hoyt, who earned front-row positions for the annual Memorial day event by turning in impressive qualifying times."
Date: May 25, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0540]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A few moments before starting a race that proved fatal in a first-lap flip at the Fairgrounds, Jerry Hoyt made last-minute adjustments to his high-powered Offy, following consultation with teammate Bob Sweikert."
Date: July 11, 1955
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0548]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Jerry Hoyt, Indianapolis race driver, is given first aid after smashing into a fence on the north turn and flipping at the state fairgrounds track Sunday."
Date: July 11, 1955
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299B.0549]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rushing to the aid of Jerry Hoyt when his racing car overturned on the first lap of the opening heat at Fairgrounds stadium Sunday night were pit attendants and other drivers."
Date: July 11, 1955
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society