Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Little 500

image number:

P0057612

description:

This image appears on page 20 in the June, 1951 Alumni magazine. The caption reads, ""Howdy" Wilcox (left), Foundation director and originator of the "Little 500", confers before the start of the race with three Speedway bigtimers, Seth Klein, official starter of the Indianapolis track for the last 20 years; Wilbur Shaw, Indianapolis Speedway president, and Anton Hulman Jr., Speedway board chairman,. Shaw drove the official Speedway pace car to start the collegiate event with President Wells riding beside him."

date taken:

1951 May 13

film code:

Kodak - Safety 83

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

51-1299

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Wilcox, Howard S. "Howdy"

personal name:

Klein, Seth

personal name:

Shaw, Wilbur

personal name:

Hulman, Anton, Jr. "Tony"

location of individuals:

(L to R) Howdy Wilcox, Seth Klein, Wilbur Shaw, and Tony Hulman.

corporate name:

Foundation, Indiana University

corporate name:

Student Foundation, Indiana Univesity

event name:

Little 500

topic:

Bicycle racing

topic:

Group portraits

topic:

Flags

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups