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[Photograph 2012.201.B0901.0189]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Rookie Doug Michaels will be one of more than 50 stockcar race drivers out after enough championship points Tuesday night to win a starting place in the seventh annual Grand Prix next week."
Date: August 5, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1249.0018]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rookie driver, Sam Skrapke is one of the stock car race rookies who is coming to the front in regular Tuesday night programs in taft stadium."
Date: May 4, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1249.0017]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rookie of the year, Sam Skrapke, trying his hand as a race car driver for first time this year, may end up as the rookie of the year."
Date: August 5, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0901.0187]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "DOUG MICHAELS, a former Midwest City high school football player who races stock cars at Taft stadium weekly, isn't particularly superstitious."
Date: June 11, 1955
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0401.0144]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Mildred Levescy seeks her third straight win in the 8-lap power puff novice race here Friday at 8 p.m. in Taft Stadium. She is now tied for fourth place in the drive for the 1953 local women's championship."
Date: July 10, 1953
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1134.0093]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rookie of the year honors are being sought in stock car racing by Melvin Rodgers, who has made a remarkable progress since deciding to drive as well as own cars this year in weekly competition at Taft stadium."
Date: August 19, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1138.0227]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A threat for laurels in Tuesday night's 100-lap stock car feature at Taft Stadium will be "Silent" Troy Routh, a Wichita, Kansas, driver due to see action here."
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1249.0019]

Description: Caption: "He'll be after first place, Same Skrapke, packing plant foreman and one of the most improved city stock car race drivers will be among top contenders for the big money in Monday night's 100 lap feature event at taft stadium, as 30 cars ryn in the year's longest race."
Date: April 28, 1954
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1042.0354]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Racing team, here is the redhot Patterson stockcar racing team that has been blistering taff stadium in the regular Tuesday night programs."
Date: June 3, 1954
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1126.0167]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Edmond driver Bobby Reynolds will go after his second straight 25-lap feature race victory Friday night when he leads a field of 35 drivers through a 94-lap, eight event program in Taft Stadium's weekly stock car races."
Date: June 8, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1134.0084]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Operating two of the fastest of 40 stock cars entered in Friday night's races at Taft stadium will be Melvin Rodgers, left, and Ray Copeland, both of whom will be trying to win the top money in the 25-lap feature race."
Date: July 15, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society