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Title
Carroll Shelby
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1889-1989
Carroll Shelby gets a kiss from his wife after yet another victory. Driver, owner, manufacturer--there was nothing that Shelby didn't do. In 1962, after the chicken farmer from Texas had moved to southern California, he started Venice-based Shelby American and teamed with Ford to produce one of the most legendary race cars: the Cobra. Photo dated: February 28, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00048895
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 3134.
CARL0000052964
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17390
Subject
Shelby, Carroll,--1923-2012
Cobra automobile
Automobile racing
Automobile racing drivers
Automobile racing drivers' spouses
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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