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Bob Grieve of the University of Illinois beats Jesse Owens to the tape in the semi-final of a relay race.

Northwestern University noses out Notre Dame in the Mile Relay with a time of 3:19.8. Runners on Northwestern relay team were Henry Kietel, Fritz Kaumanns, John Fleming and Winslow Heg.

At the 1936 Drake Relays Alton Terry of Hardin-Simmons University threw his javelin 222 feet, 7 3/4 inches for a new Drake Relays and American record in the Javelin.

Fred Wilcott of Rice University leads the pack in the 1938 running of the 120-Yard High Hurdles. Wilcott set a new Drake Relays record in the event with a time of 14.2 seconds.

Bob Diefenthaler of the University of Illinois clears the bar in the High Jump. Diefenthaler won the event with a height of 6'3.75".

Bob Diefenthaler of the University of Illinois clears the bar in the High Jump. Diefenthaler won the event with a height of 6'3.75".

This coupon was good for free admission to the 1939 Drake Relays. It needed to be exchanged at the ticket office for a ticket into the stadium.

A coupon good for $1.10 off the purchase of a ticket to the 1939 Drake Relays.

A coupon good for $2.20 off the purchase price of a ticket for the 1939 Drake Relays.