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Majorettes high kick their way across the Drake Stadium infield.

Majorettes practice on the Drake Stadium infield.

Two majorettes high kick their way across the Drake Stadium infield.

Elementary school boys participate in shuttle relay.

Mac Umstattd of the University of Texas anchors the Sprint Medley Relay. Texas won with a time of 3:23.2, a new Drake Relays, American collegiate, and American record. Other team members were Morris Barefield, Billy Seay and Fred Ramsdell.

An advertisement for the radio broadcast of the 1942 Drake Relays. KSO broadcast the Relays locally, and it was carried by radio stations across the country.

Ralph Tate competes in the Long Jump. Tate won the event with a distance of 24'7.25". He also won the 120-Yard High Hurdles that year with a time of :14.6 and was named the Outstanding Performer of the 1943 Drake Relays.

Baylor's victorious 440-Yard Relay team stand in the rain to receive their awards. Billy Martineson, Stonie Cotton, Jim McGillberry, and Jim Issacs won with a time of 41.9 seconds.

Fred Sheffield of the University of Utah won the high jump with a height of 6'4" at the 1946 Drake Relays. This image was taken of him at an earlier event.

Texas won the 440-Yard Relay with a time of :41.2. These same runners also won the 880-Yard Relay with a time of 1:25.9. Runners on both teams were Perry Samuels, Charles Tatom, Allen Lawler and Charles Parker.