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Title
Race car at Legion Ascot Speedway, Los Angeles
Date Created and/or Issued
1924
1925
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
View of driver Leo [Frochick? Froebich?] wearing goggles, sitting in a race car that says "Mack Spl. 81." A mechanic is working on the car in front. The racetrack and bleachers are in the background, at Legion Ascot Speedway in City Terrace, East Los Angeles.
Title devised by cataloger. "Leo Frochick"[?]--text, handwritten in pencil on verso. Location determined by research and grouping with related photographs - (see photCL_555_01_307). Legion Ascot Speedway operated 1924-1936 in City Terrace, East Los Angeles. (Source: “History of America's Speedways, Past and Present" by Allan E. Brown). No information found on this driver - spelling is unclear.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; sheet 6.7 x 11.2 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/20403
Subject
Automobile racing drivers
Racetracks (Automobile racing)
Automobile racing
Automobiles, Racing
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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