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Eddie Rickenbacker Papers, RG 101

Accession 97-054

Listed by: John Frederick
Date: 2/5/98



Date Span: 1913-1973

Scope / Content: Rickenbacker's Rolodex address book, Photographs of his auto racing career, Fighting the Flying Circus, and three volumes of Eastern Airlines Staff Meeting Talks, 1937-1972.


SERIES 1: DOCUMENTS

Box 1
EVR's Rolodex

w/ Accession 96-66, Box 3

3 volumes of Eastern Airlines Staff Meeting Talks, 1937-1972
SERIES 2: PHOTOGRAPHS
Box 2
1 . EVR and mechanic in 1916 Maxwell, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. P/N 

2 . EVR with dirty face and Racing Gear P/N  

3 . EVR behind the wheel of German Blitzen Benz. P/N 

4 . EVR and mechanic in 1916 Maxwell / Sideshot. P/N  

5 . Indianapolis Speedway, (L-R) Seth Klein, unidentified man, EVR, Ralph Depalma. P/N.

6. Indianapolis Speedway, (L-R) Johnny Aitken, EVR, Dario Resta. P/N.  

7 . EVR reading a letter. P/N (2)

8. EVR, Billy Carlson, Bob Berman, Teddy Tetzlaff, Joe Thomas, Harry Grant, Rick ?, Santa Monica 191?

9. EVR and Fred McCarty, masked from Peugot race car 1914, Corona California. P/N. 

10. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 1933 with Pierce Arrow, Silver Arrow V-12. P/N. 

11. EVR with Brown Bear mascot of Maxwell Team 1916. P/N 

12. Prest-O-Lite Race Team. P/N  

13. EVR in Peugot in Racing Days, From A.G. Michaelson, Peterson Motor Library, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles.  P/N 

14. Pete Henderson. P/N. 

15 . EVR as an Automobile Racer  

16 . Six photos on felt: Auto Races, Tacoma Washington-Aug.1916:

17. Check written to Indianapolis Oldtimers' Club, $5.00, 01/09/70

18. Chevrolet Soap Box Derby 08/16/34

19 . 1915 North Randall Dirt Track. P/N

20. EVR right after finishing second in 250 mile race at Sheepshead Bay, 09/15/1916. P/N.  

21. At Columbus, Ohio, Buggy Factory Oct 7, 1908. Postcard w/negative

22 . EVR wearing tie and racing goggles  

23 . Mason Quartet: EVR, Eddie O'Donnell, Billie Chandler, (Fritz Walker, Mercedes Fritz, killed in Galesburg, Ill. in Aug. 1914) August 1913, for Miss May Gothany. P/N.  

24. EVR with pit crew. P/N.  

25 . Maywood Speedway (Chicago) 1915, EVR (#7 Maxwell). P/N  

26. 1915 North Randall Dirt Track. P/N

27. 1915 North Randall Dirt Track. P/N (different picture)  

28 . 1915 North Randall Dirt Track. P/N (different picture)

29. Maywood (Chicago) board speedway 1916-EVR in #7 Peugot.  

30. EVR with mechanic in a Maxwell at a pit stop. P/N  

31. EVR and mechanic in #20. P/N  

32. EVR and E. O'Donell Mason Car, Elgin August 1919. P/N 

33 . Postcard - Mason Quartette. P/N

34 . EVR behind the wheel. P/N  

35 . EVR, Pit stop with a bottle of milk, 1916.  P/N  

36. EVR looking intently at the camera from behind the wheel  

 

 

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