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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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4Title:  PCGCampbell Ford Motor Company Photographs and Motion Pictures, 1981-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.1.1959 
 Creator:  PCGCampbell 
 Abstract:  The PCGCampbell Ford Motor Company Photographs and Motion Pictures contains photographic and film materials related to automobile racing, primarily in the 1980s and 1990s. Also included are materials related to the Volvo Car Company and the production of Ford's GT car in the 2000s. Extent: 58.76 cubic ft. (69 boxes). The collection is open for research, however access to original audio, film and video recordings, and electronic data are restricted and may require production of digital copies for access use. 
 Subjects:  PCGCampbell | Earnhardt, Dale, 1951-2001 | Elliott, Bill, 1955- | Petty, Richard, 1937- | St. James, Lyn | Stewart, Jackie | Ford Motor Company | NASCAR (Association) | National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) | Volvo Car Corporation | Daytona 24 Hours (Automobile race) | Indianapolis Speedway Race | North American International Auto Show (Detroit, Mich.) | Advertising | Automobile parts | Automobile racing | Automobile racing drivers | Automobile rallies | Automobiles | Drag racing | Ford GT automobile | Ford Probe automobile | Formula One automobiles | Grand Prix racing | IMSA GTP Series (Competition) | Indy cars | Mercury automobile | Mustang automobile | NASCAR/Winston Cup stock car racing series | Offroad vehicles | Racetracks (Automobile racing)--United States | Stock car racing | Stock cars (automobiles) | Television programs | Trans-Am racing | Truck racing | Volvo automobile | Watkins Glen Circuit (Watkins Glen, N.Y.) | CD-ROMs | Clippings (information artifacts) | Color negatives | Color photographs | Color slides | Contact sheets | DVDs | Floppy disks | Motion pictures (visual work) | Negatives (photographic) | Photographic prints | Promotional materials | Videocassettes 
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5Title:  Dave Friedman collection, 1946-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.158 
 Creator:  Friedman, Dave 
 Abstract:  Photographs, slides, negatives, documents, programs and published material covering 60 years of automobile racing. 
 Subjects:  Friedman, Dave | Brady, Jack | Clark, Jim. | Donohue, Mark | Foyt, A. J., 1935- | Gurney, Dan | Hall, Jim | McLaren, Bruce, 1937-1970 | Penske, Roger | Shelby, Carroll, 1923- | Shelby American, Inc. | Penske Racing Team | Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (Monterey, Calif.) | Indianapolis Motor Speedway | 24 Heures du Mans (Automobile race) | Daytona 24 Hours (Automobile race) | Daytona 500 (Automobile race) Indianapolis Speedway Race | Sebring Grand Prix Race | United States Grand Prix race | Automobile rallies | Automobiles, racing | Canadian-American Challenge Cup | Drag racing | Grand prix Racing | Sports car racing | Stock car racing | Trans-Am Championship | Chaparral automobile | Cobra automobile | Corvette automobile | Dragsters | Ferrari automobile | Ford GT40 automobile | Formula One automobiles | Indy cars | McLaren automobiles | Mustang automobile | Porsche automobiles | Shelby automobile | Stock cars (automobiles) | Racetracks (Automobile racing)--United States. | Automobile racing--Belgium | Automobile racing--Canada | Automobile racing--England | Automobile racing--France | Automobile racing--Germany | Automobile racing--Italy | Automobile racing--Mexico | Automobile racing--United States | Audiotapes | Black-and-white negatives | Black-and-white slides | Color negatives | Color slides | Contact sheets | Photographic prints 
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6Title:  Ray Masser Racing Collection, 1950-2014 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2011.149 
 Creator:  Masser, Raymond 
 Abstract:  Ray Masser documented multiple levels of amateur and professional automobile racing, including karts, sprint cars, stock cars, and Indy cars, through photographs, negatives, programs, and other printed materials from the late 1950s through 2014. Extent: 37.82 cubic ft. (71 boxes). The collection is open for research. 
 Subjects:  Masser, Raymond | Andretti, Mario, 1940- | Foyt, A.J., 1935- | Unser, Al, Sr. | Unser, Bobby, 1934- | Dover International Speedway (Dover, De.) | Grandview Speedway (Bechtelsville, Pa.) | Hatfield Speedway (Hatfield, Pa.) | Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Indianapolis, Ind.) | Langhorne Speedway (Langhorne, Pa.) | Maple Grove Dragway (Mohnton, Pa.) | NASCAR (Association) | Nazareth Speedway (Lehigh Valley, Pa.) | Phoenixville Raceway (Phoenixville, Pa.) | Pocono Raceway | Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) | Trenton Speedway (Trenton, N.J.) | Watkins Glen Circuit (Watkins Glen, N.Y.) | Indianapolis Speedway Race | United States Grand Prix Race | Antique and classic cars | Automobile racing | Automobile racing drivers | Daredevils | Drag racing | Fire departments | Formula One automobiles | Indy cars | Midget car racing | Midget cars (automobiles) | NASCAR/Winston Cup stock car racing series | Racetracks (Automobile racing) | Racetracks (Automobile racing)--New Jersey | Racetracks (Automobile racing)--Pennsylvania | Recycling industry | Sprint cars | Sports car racing | Stock car racing | Stock cars (automobiles) | United States, Delaware | United States, Indiana | United States, New Jersey | United States, Pennsylvania | Badges | Clippings (information artifacts) | Color negatives | Color photographs | Contact sheets | Decals | Embroidery (visual works) | Motion pictures (visual work) | Negatives (photographic) | Periodicals | Photographic prints | Picture postcards | Promotional materials | Safety film | Slides (photographs) | Souvenir programs | Souvenirs | Stickers | Transparencies | Videocassettes 
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