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Trophy for the drag strip go-fast boys
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
The San Fernando Drag Strip, in operation during the 1950s and 1960s, was located at Glenoaks Blvd. and Arroyo Avenue.
Photograph caption dated July 20, 1956 reads "Admiring the trophy to be awarded for the best elapsed time at the California championships Sunday on the San Fernando Drag Strip is driver Don Reibe in his Chrysler-powered car which has gone 128 MPH over the quarter-mile strip from a standing start. Others pictured, all of whom will participate in the California title event Sunday, from left are Ed Harding, drag strip manager; Bill Hannon, general manager; Kathy Sellars, trophy queen, and Ted Reibe."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
San Fernando Drag Strip (San Fernando, Calif.)
Automobile racing drivers
Beauty contestants
Young women
Automobile racing
Racetracks (Automobile racing)
San Fernando (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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