Huge Crowd Attends First Races at Floyd Speedway; Bill Meyers Wins Sportsmen's, Joe Hill Cops Amateur

Dublin Core

Title

Huge Crowd Attends First Races at Floyd Speedway; Bill Meyers Wins Sportsmen's, Joe Hill Cops Amateur

Description

Article about the Inaugural race of the Floyd Speedway

Creator

Floyd Press

Coverage

Floyd Speedway, Floyd, Virginia
GNIS Latitude: 36.9273552
GNIS Longitude: -80.320605

Date

June 3, 1954

Subject

Floyd Speedway (Floyd, Va.)
Racetracks (Automobile racing)--Virginia--Floyd
Stock car racing--Virginia--Floyd
Automobile racing drivers
NASCAR racing

Type

Text

Publisher

Floyd Press

Source

Floyd Press, June 3, 1954, pp. 1 and 5.

Rights

Copyrighted material—for Virginia Tech educational use only.

Language

English

Format

jpeg

Identifier

Floyd-first-race
Floyd-first-race-con't

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Newspaper story

Original Format

Newsprint

Neatline Time Date

June 3, 1954

Provenance

DeHart Collection
Brian Katen Collection

Files

Floyd-first-race.jpg
Floyd-first-race-con't.jpg

Collection

Citation

Floyd Press, “Huge Crowd Attends First Races at Floyd Speedway; Bill Meyers Wins Sportsmen's, Joe Hill Cops Amateur,” Virginia Tech Digital Humanities Omeka, accessed July 21, 2017, http://dhomeka.lib.vt.edu/items/show/26.