Image ID
SDN-057884
Headline
Automobile driver Ralph DePalma driving a Mercedes automobile on a road during Elgin Automobile Races
Date Depicted
1912
Date Created
1912
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
SDN-057884, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
4807
Max Pixels - Width
6194
KEYWORDS
1912
Events
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automobile driver
elgin automobile races
mercedes
race car
ralph depalma
Elgin (Ill.)
sports
transportation
automobiles
cars
Automobile racing drivers
Illinois
Elgin
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
automobile driver ralph depalma driving a mercedes automobile on a road during elgin automobile races

View of automobile driver Ralph DePalma driving a Mercedes automobile on a road in Elgin, Illinois, during an automobile race. People are standing around an automobile parked on the side of the road in the background. A tiered structure and a tent are also visible on the side of the road in the background, and spectators are visible on the tiered structure.

View of automobile driver Ralph DePalma driving a Mercedes automobile on a road in Elgin, Illinois, during an automobile race. People are standing around an automobile parked on the side of the road in the background. A tiered structure and a tent are also visible on the side of the road in the background, and spectators are visible on the tiered structure.

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