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1Title:  Research Center Drag Racing Photographs Collection, 1955-1963 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2006.54 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization) 
 Abstract:  The Research Center Drag Racing Photographs Collection contains 10 black-and-white 8x10 inch photographic prints taken by photographers for Hot Rod Magazine during National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) events held between 1955 and 1963. 
 Subjects:  Arfons, Art | Rickman, Eric | Thompson, Mickey, 1928-1988 | National Hot Rod Association | Petersen Publishing Company | Automobile racing--United States | Automobile racing drivers | Drag racing | Dragsters | Race car drivers | Detroit (Mich.) | Great Bend (Kan.) | Indianapolis (Ind.) | Kansas City (Mo.) | Photographic prints 
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2Title:  Ford Motorsports records, 1957-1968 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1930 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Lincoln-Mercury Public Affairs Department. 
 Abstract:  The Ford Motorsports records are made up of correspondence, press releases and other textual materials, photographs, proof sheets, and negatives maintained by the Lincoln-Mercury Public Affairs Department documenting Ford Motor Company's involvement in racing and performance testing. 
 Subjects:  Gurney, Dan | Nicholson, Don, 1927-2006 | Ford Motor Company. Lincoln-Mercury Public Affairs Department. | Indianapolis Speedway Race | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile rallies | Automobile racing | Automobile racing drivers | Automobiles, Racing | Comet automobile | Drag racing | Dragsters | East African Safari Rally | Le Mans Endurance Race, France | Lincoln automobile | Mercury automobile | Motorsports | Sports cars | Stock cars (Automobiles) | Photographs | Photographic prints | Negatives (photographic) | Color transparencies 
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3Title:  Robert Post Automotive Research Papers, 1965-2005 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2005.124 
 Creator:  Post, Robert 
 Abstract:  The Robert Post Automotive Research Papers, 1965-2005, is a collection of research materials and documents related to the writing of books on the history of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Also included is correspondence and biographical materials relating to drag racing, information on a possible drag racing museum exhibit, and drag racing related ephemera. Extent: 16.31 cubic ft. (40 boxes). The collection is open for research. 
 Subjects:  Post, Robert | Garlits, Don | Montgomery, Don | Muldowney, Shirley, 1940- | Parks, Wally | Johns Hopkins University Press | National Hot Rod Association | Society of Automotive Engineers | Tehabi Books | Automobile racing | Automobile racing drivers | Drag racers | Drag racing | Dragsters | Hot rods | Museum exhibits | Research | Women automobile racing drivers | Annual reports | Audiocassettes | CD-ROMs | Circulars (fliers) | Clippings (information artifacts) | Color photographic prints | Contact sheets | DVDs | Embroidery (visual works) | Lapel pins | Pamphlets | Photographic prints | Videocassettes 
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