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Title
Parnelli Jones
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1964
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1889-1989
A San Pedro High dropout, Parnelli Jones drove jalopies on the dirt track of Gardena Stadium before graduating to the Indianapolis 500 and the NASCAR circuit. He was the first to break the 150 m.p.h. barrier at Indy, then won the race in 1963 for J.C. Agajanian (right). He also won the Indy 500 as an owner (1970, 1971), with Al Unser at the helm. Photo dated: November 22, 1964.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00048869
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5634.
CARL0000052965
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17392
Subject
Jones, Parnelli
Agajanian, J. C
Automobile racing
Automobile racing drivers
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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