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Jack Davis, formerly of Southern California, won the Special Invitational 120-Yard High Hurdles with a time of 14.0, setting a Drake Relays record.

Parry O'Brien competes in the shot put. The shot is visible in the sky towards the top left side of the image. O'Brien set a world record with a distance of 59' 9.75".

Parry O'Brien held the world record in the shot put from 1953 until 1959. At the Drake Relays in 1954 he increased his world record to 59' 9.75".

Wes Santee of the University of Kansas runs in the One-Mile Relay.

UCLA team that won the Distance Medley Relay with a time of 10:1:5 in the 1955 Drake Relays.

Relays Queen Angie Branch (University of Houston) addresses the crowd.

Relays Queen Angie Branch of the University of Houston.

Relays Queen Angie Branch (University of Houston) gets crowned by Drake president H.G. Harmon.

The team from University of Iowa on the winner's stand with Relays Queen Angie Branch. The team won the 480-Yard Shuttle Hurdle Relay with a time of :59.2. From left to right they are Les Stevens, Tom Ecker, Don Peterson (behind Branch) and Jack…

Bernie Allard of the University of Notre Dame shows off his watch. Allard won the high jump with a height of 6-7 3/4.