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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0993]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Swede Savage's car explodes as it rams the inside wall coming out of the fourth turn. Savage managed to survive but suffered severe burns and broken bones."
Date: May 31, 1973
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0227.0162]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Smiling Jimmy Clark, the Duns, Scotland Driver who won Indianapolis "500" race today and set a record, is pictured in winner's circle at Speedway today."
Date: May 31, 1965
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1323.0083]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Al Unser, the fastest qualifier for the Indanpolis 500-mile speedway race and holder of the pole position, has a big yawn during the driver's meeting Friday at the track."
Date: May 29, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1323.0076]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Al Unser Jr., and 1987 Indy 500 winner Al Unser Sr. are joined at the track Monday by another generation of the famous racing family, 4-year old Alber Unser."
Date: May 26, 1987
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1323.0087]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Race driver Al Unser rocketed from a hand to mouth #3,000 a year budget five years ago to cash almost $1 million in checks last year."
Date: May 21, 1971
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1314.0514]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Actress Loretta Young peers around the giant silver Berg Warner trophy which she will present to the winner of the Memorial day 500-mile auto race at Indianapolis. On the opposite side of the trophy is Roy C. Ingersoll."
Date: May 15, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.b1270.0473]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bob Sweikert sits happily in his Zink Special and receives the traditional victory kisses from his wife, Dolores (left) and singer Dinah Shore following his triumph in the 500-mile Indianapolis racing classic."
Date: May 31, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1393.0267]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Two drivers who smashed Indianapolis Motor Speedway qualifying records over the weekend and defending champion Rodger Ward will start abreast at the front of the 44th 500-mile race field May 30."
Date: May 16, 1960
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1393.0273]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Race driver Rodger Ward of Indianapolis leans againstthe large shaft that indicates the starting position of the cars in the May 31 Indianapolis 500 as he spends a long week waiting to qualify for a starting berth."
Date: May 20, 1965
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0377.0357]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Louisville's Wild Bill Lutz will race a 1955 Ford V-8 convertible at Taft Stadium Friday night, as a 100-lap feature is scheduled."
Date: May 29, 1955
Creator: Timmerman, Dean
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[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.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.B0298B.0368]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Se. Hubert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., wound up his campaign for Indiana presidential primary election Tuesday at a rally of about 1.000 persons here."
Date: May 1, 1972
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1008.0142]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Screen actress Barbara Stanwyck hugs Johnny Parsons of Van Nuys, Calif., after he pulled in the winner's stall Tuesday in the Indianapolis 500 mile race."
Date: May 31, 1950
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1008.0143]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Race driver Johnnie Parsons of Van Nuys, Calif., sits in the stands with his wife, Lila, after announcing that he was retiring from competition at the Indianapolis Speedway."
Date: May 19, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1194.0228]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Golfer Mike Souchak dances back from his putting stance today as the ball slides past the 16th hole in first round play of the Indianapolis 500 Festival Golf Tourney."
Date: May 24, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society