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Long Beach Grand Prix
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989.
When travel agent Chris Pook organized the first Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975, few experts thought he would succeed. Some 30 years later, Pook's dream has become an annual event that transforms the streets of Long Beach into speed-freak haven. Photo shows Josele Garza making his way around Turn Nine as some of the 83,000 fans watch. Photograph dated April 5, 1987.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Racing-Autos
Garza, Josele
Long Beach Grand Prix (Automobile race)
Grand Prix racing--California--Long Beach
Automobile racing drivers--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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