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[A Contingent of the Firestone Corp. at the 1935 Indy 500]

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[A Contingent of the Firestone Corp. at the 1935 Indy 500]

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A small group of images chronicling a contingent of the Firestone tire company in attendance at the 1935 Indianapolis 500 centering around company representative and former race driver E. Waldo Stein. In addition to Stein, a single print with pencil notation identifies the recurring subjects "Firestone" (likely Harvey Firestone, Jr.), "Brownie Carslake" (a noted jockey of the era), and "Joe Dawson" (race driver and winner of the 1912 Indy 500). 

The 500 was one of the most well attended sporting events of the early 20th Century, even during the Depression, routinely drawing audiences in excess of 100,000, as well as an important showcase and marketing venue for the American auto industry.  

[Photography] : [Auto Racing]. [1935 Indianapolis 500]. [Indianapolis, Indiana]: [1935]. 14 black and white silver print photographs. Loose. Most approximately 4" x 5." Prints with shadowing from previous mounting to leaves of a now perished album. Ink stamps to versos of prints: "PERSONAL PROPERTY / OF / E. WALDO STEIN." Verso stamps visible in images. Overall well preserved. Prints about good. 

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A small group of images chronicling a contingent of the Firestone tire company in attendance at the 1935 Indianapolis 500 centering around company representative and former race driver E. Waldo Stein. In addition to Stein, a single print with pencil notation identifies the recurring subjects "Firestone" (likely Harvey Firestone, Jr.), "Brownie Carslake" (a noted jockey of the era), and "Joe Dawson" (race driver and winner of the 1912 Indy 500). 

The 500 was one of the most well attended sporting events of the early 20th Century, even during the Depression, routinely drawing audiences in excess of 100,000, as well as an important showcase and marketing venue for the American auto industry.  

[Photography] : [Auto Racing]. [1935 Indianapolis 500]. [Indianapolis, Indiana]: [1935]. 14 black and white silver print photographs. Loose. Most approximately 4" x 5." Prints with shadowing from previous mounting to leaves of a now perished album. Ink stamps to versos of prints: "PERSONAL PROPERTY / OF / E. WALDO STEIN." Verso stamps visible in images. Overall well preserved. Prints about good.