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A ticket to the 1931 Drake Relays for Saturday, April 25th. The ticket cost $2.50, and was for a seat in section C. Section C is on the west end of the stadium.

A ticket to the 1932 Drake Relays for Saturday, April 30th. The ticket cost $1.50, and was for a seat in section K. Section K is in the southwest corner of the stadium.

John Brooks of Chicago jumps to victory in the Long Jump with a new Drake Relays record of 24'8.75".

Ralph Metcalfe of Marquette University wins the 100-Yard Dash with a time of :09.7.

A ticket to the 1934 Drake Relays for Saturday, April 28th. The ticket cost $2.00, and was for a seat in section G. Section G is on the west side of the stadium.

Jack Torrance of Louisana State University poses with his shot put. Torrance broke the world record in the Shot Put with a toss of 55'1.5" at the 1934 Drake Relays.

Jack Torrance of Louisana State breaks the world record in Shot Put. The distance of 55'1.5" also set a Drake Relays, an American collegiate, and an American record.

Linn Philson of Drake clears the bar in the High Jump. Philson was part of a three way tie along Fred Stambach of Kansas State University and Worth Watkins of Abilene Christian University. All three cleared the bar at 6'3.75".

Drake Relays Queen Martha Stull, center, with two of her Drake Attendees. Ms. Stull was from Northwestern University. The attendees that year were Frances Ewing, Joe Loe, Nadine Ingleman, Lois Demmon, Josephine Peterson and Gladys Accola.

The 1934 Drake Relays were covered live on the radio by WHO-Radio. The announcer for WHO was future President of the United States Ronald Reagan.