Official Program of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 15th International Sweepstakes 500 Mile Race, May 30, 1927

Summary

Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the fifteenth Indianapolis 500 race on May 30, 1927. (The first Indy 500 took place in 1911, but no races were held in 1917 or 1918 due to World War I.) Indiana native George Souders won the 1927 event behind the wheel of a Duesenberg.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the fifteenth Indianapolis 500 race on May 30, 1927. (The first Indy 500 took place in 1911, but no races were held in 1917 or 1918 due to World War I.) Indiana native George Souders won the 1927 event behind the wheel of a Duesenberg.

Artifact

Program (Document)

Date Made

1927

Subject Date

30 May 1927

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.150.9645

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Family of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11.563 in

Width: 8.875 in

Thickness: 0.188 in

Inscriptions

Printed on front cover: OFFICIAL PROGRAM / INDIANAPOLIS / MOTOR SPEEDWAY CO. / 15th / INTERNATIONAL / SWEEPSTAKES / 500 MILES / May 30th / 1927 / Price 25c PAY NO MORE

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