Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

1951 Little 500

image number:

P0032948

description:

Caption pasted to top of drawing reads: "This original cartoon was drawn by Charles Werner of The Indianapolis Star especially for the Little 500 edition of The Indiana Daily Student, published the afternoon of the first race [The image appears in the May 10, 1952 edition of The Indiana Daily Student (page 5)].

It depicts the late Tony Hulman, owner of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, flagging Wilbur Shaw, then president of the Speedway, and then I.U. president, Herman B Wells."

See also image P0035364.

date taken:

1951 May

photographer studio:

Werner, Charles (as artist)

photographer studio:

Indianapolis Star, The

accession number:

2001/009

personal name:

Hulman, Anton, Jr. "Tony"

personal name:

Shaw, Warren Wilbur "Wilbur"

personal name:

Wells, Herman B

location of individuals:

(L to R) Hulman, Anton, Jr. "Tony", Warren Wilbur "Wilbur" Shaw, Herman B Wells.

corporate name:

Student Foundation, Indiana Univesity

event name:

Little 500

topic:

Bicycle racing

topic:

Cartoons (Working drawings)

topic:

Drawings

topic:

Caricatures

series:

Groups

subseries:

Foundation, I.U.