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Drake Delphic article published the day before the 1916 Drake Relays. The article sees a good chance of a new Drake Relay Record being set in the Four Mile Relay. The article is continued on page 2, and lists the current records for the Relays.

Article from the Drake Delphic, recapping the 1916 Drake Relays. It highlights the dominance of the Wisconsin team and the success of Chuck Hoyt from Grinnell.

Four page newspaper article from the April 22, 1917 issue of the Drake Delphic. The article talks about the highlights of the 1917 Drake Relays; including a World Record matched by the Notre Dame Two Mile Relay team and the great hurdler Bob Simpson.

Clark Fallon, Perry Bubbs, Porterfield Cockayne, and Lee Chow members of an early Relays team from Drake University.

Relays officials stand in the rain during the Pledge of Allegiance

Early image of the Drake Relays Carnival. Year is not known. Runners from the University of Chicago and Iowa State University are visible.

A student sits atop his camel in a 1950s Drake Relays Parade.

Students ride a float celebrating the opportunities in the US Army past the Iowa State Capital Building during the Drake Relays Parade.

Relays Queen Merle Lindsten of Coe College rides in the 1940 Drake Relays Parade.

Relays Queen Joyce Beeler of the University of Dubuque in the Drake Relays Parade.