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Indianapolis 500-mile Race: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Indianapolis 500-mile Race" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
  • Searching the names of previous winners or popular drivers may be helpful. Examples include:
    Ray Harroun, Joe Dawson, Jules Goux, Ralph de Palma, William “Bill” Endicott, Ralph Mulford.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America