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Runners on their starting blocks.

Advertising the 1947 Drake Relays on Forest Avenue, just outside the Fieldhouse.

The official starter, W.J. "Doc" Monilaw, prepares to fire the starting gun. Monilaw was an M.D. and an educator from the University of Chicago. He was a well known official in high school and college athletics.

Runners in the 120-Yard High Hurdles. Harrison Dillard of Baldwin-Wallace College won with a time of :14.1, a Drake Relays record. Dillard is in lane 2, wearing wearing gold.

Harrison Dillard shows off his new watch after setting a new Drake Relays record in the 120 high hurdles with a time of 14.1 seconds.

Relays Queen Patsy Ruth Hamilton of Indiana University.

Relays Queen Patsy Ruth Hamilton (Indiana University) is escorted from a car by a Relays official.

Relays Queen Patsy Ruth Hamilton (Indiana University) gets crowned by Drake president H. G. Harmon.

View looking up at the crowd and television cameras on top of the press box.

Bill Stern, on the right, interviews Drake Relays Referee Jim Kelly. Bill Stern was the Sports Director For NBC Radio. Jim Kelly was the Track Coach at the University of Minnesota.