This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated February 1, 1955 reads, "A very attractive Dodge test driver showed up recently at a salon showing of the new Chrysler Corporation cars. The test driver is Betty Skelton, holder of the world's automotive speed record for women, (143.44 mph in a Dodge Firearrow) and shown with from left to right, Bert M. Carter, West Coast sales manager for Dodge; L.L. Colbert, president of Chrysler Corporation, and bandleader Lawrence Welk."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Skelton, Betty Welk, Lawrence,--1903-1992 Colbert, Lester L Chrysler Corporation Chrysler Corporation--Employees Chrysler Corporation--Presidents Automobile racing drivers--United States Women automobile racing drivers--United States Band directors--United States Automobile industry executives--United States Automobile dealers--California--San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs