"Petticoat Derby" Protest | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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"Petticoat Derby" Protest

"Petticoat Derby" Protest | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Press release photograph of a woman holding a picket sign reading "unfairly difficult driving problem" in mock protest of the difficulty of events involved in the "Petticoat Derby." Original caption reads: "This pouting picket has discovered the 'straight line problem' to be negotiated by 'Petticoat Derby' contestants isn't half as easy as it may look. The problem is one of four competitive driving maneuvers the wives of state truck driving champs will tackle in Kansas City, Missouri, September 19 at the National Truck Rodeo sponsored by the American Trucking Associations, Inc. The official derby vehicle, an International Scout 800, must have its right wheels driven between two lines of teed up balls only four inches further apart than the width of a tire."
DESCRIPTION
Press release photograph of a woman holding a picket sign reading "unfairly difficult driving problem" in mock protest of the difficulty of events involved in the "Petticoat Derby." Original caption reads: "This pouting picket has discovered the 'straight line problem' to be negotiated by 'Petticoat Derby' contestants isn't half as easy as it may look. The problem is one of four competitive driving maneuvers the wives of state truck driving champs will tackle in Kansas City, Missouri, September 19 at the National Truck Rodeo sponsored by the American Trucking Associations, Inc. The official derby vehicle, an International Scout 800, must have its right wheels driven between two lines of teed up balls only four inches further apart than the width of a tire."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:25634
Creation Date: August 30 1965
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Kansas City
County:
State:Missouri
Collection Name:International Harvester Company : International Harvester Company corporate archives central file (documented series), 1819-1998
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, Box 555, #3199
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Associations, institutions, etc.
Clothing and dress
Outdoor photography
Women
Contests
Publicity
Signs and signboards
Automobile driving
Automobiles

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