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Drake Relays Special Weather Report, 1963
The Drake Relays were sensitive to the perception that the Relays always seem to be held in inclement weather. Various documents and press releases such as this were created to battle the belief, and to encourage participation and attendance.
Drake Relays, 2001, Steeplechase
Jason Fayant of the University of Washington falls in the men's steeplechase, as Levente Timar of the Unversity of Northern Iowa pulls ahead.
Drake Relays, Buttons
Buttons advertising the Drake Relays from various years.
Drake Times-Delphic, 1938, Stars Assault World Record
A Drake Times-Delphic about the possibility of a world record being broken at the Drake Relays.
Drake Times-Delphic, 1942, Nation's Top Athletes Set Sights
Drake Times-Delphic articles previewing the 1942 Drake Relays as well as the Drake teams that will compete.
Drake Relays Parade, 1964
A painted student strikes a pose in the 1964 Drake Relays Parade.
Drake Relays Parade, 1950s
Students dressed as nurses ride on a float in the Drake Relays Parade. The names of local hospitals are on the side of the float.
Drake Relays Parade, 1950s, Joyce Rice
Joyce Rice marches past the Iowa State Capitol in a Drake Relays Parade.
Drake Relays Parade, 1955
A float celebrates the 1955 Drake Relays.
Drake Relays Parade, 1970
Des Moines firefighters pose for a picture in front of the Iowa State Capitol before the 1970 Drake Relays Parade.