Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Publicity image for the 1951 Little 500

image number:

P0023258

description:

From a clipping, this image appears in an unknown issue of The Indiana Daily Student. The caption reads, in part: "SPEEDWAY PRESIDENT TRIES HIS SKILL AT BIKE RIDING - Assisted by Joan McKinley and D'Alice Coburn...Wilbur Shaw, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president, tries his skill on a bicycle...Waving the checkered flag is Seth Klein, official Speedway starter..."

date taken:

1950 December

film code:

Kodak - Safety 108

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

50-1363

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Pattison, Marjorie

personal name:

McKee, Donna

personal name:

Baker, Cynthia

personal name:

Whereatt, Kay

personal name:

Soenksen, Susanne

personal name:

Krichbaum, Dorothy

personal name:

Shumm, Delores

personal name:

Owens, Kathy

personal name:

McKinley, Joan

personal name:

Coburn, D'Alice

personal name:

Shaw, Warren Wilbur "Wilbur"

personal name:

Klein, Seth

location of individuals:

(Back Row, probably L to R) Marjorie Pattison, Donna McKee, Cynthia Baker, Kay Whereatt, Susanne Soenksen, Dorothy Krichbaum, Delores Shumm and Kathy Owens.

In foreground it is assumed Joan McKinley is at far left and D'Alice Coburn is on back of bike. Wilbur Shaw on bike and Seth Klein with flag.

corporate name:

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

corporate name:

Student Foundation, Indiana Univesity

corporate name:

Foundation, Indiana University

corporate name:

Mercury (Ford Motor Company)

event name:

Little 500

topic:

Bicycle racing

topic:

Snow

topic:

Women

topic:

Flags

topic:

Pagodas

topic:

Bicycles & tricycles

city:

Indianapolis

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups