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Dale Earnhardt, Sr. racing memorabilia plaque

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.157.03.04]
Call Number: MS0392
Scope and Contents Dale Earnhardt "The Intimidator" collectable plaque or memorabilia with authentication card mounted ("The Big Apple Card Company guarantees that the piece of Goodyear tire on this plaque came from racing great, Dale Earnhardt. This tire was used in an actual Winston Cup Race. [Signed by] Robert Weisberg, President, Big Apple Card Company, Sunrise, FL. serving collectors since 1981.") A piece of rubber tire, 1" x 2" is mounted along with a picture of the driver with his car. The picture is...

Jimmie Lewallen photograph

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 374
Call Number: MS0374
Overview A single black-and-white photograph of Jimmie Lewallen, with his stock car, ca. 1955.

Motorsports Oral History Collection

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Call Number: OH-MS
Scope and Contents The Motorsports interviews were recorded between 2006 and 2009 on the recommendation of NASCAR photographer T. Taylor Warren. In addition to Warren himself, interviewees include drivers and their close relations, mechanics, pit crew members, and NASCAR employees. Topics of discussion range across the gamut of motorsports, and include motorsports as a pastime and as an industry; the nuts and bolts of racing; and the motivation and passion of drivers, their crews, and devotees.

Don O'Reilly papers concerning motorsports

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Call Number: MS0381
Overview The collection contains printed material acquired by Don O'Reilly throughout his career covering NASCAR and auto racing. Some of the items O'Reilly contributed to and others are part of his library and research materials. Included are fan guides and rule books, souvenir programs (Daytona 500, Coca-Cola 600), yearbooks and NASCAR record books. There are also several media guides that were given to reporters.

Kathy Turner papers concerning NASCAR

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Call Number: MS0379

Dink Widenhouse papers

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Call Number: MS0375
Overview Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink," Widenhouse.