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The 1958 Drake Relays Parade proceeds west from the front of the Iowa State Capitol. The float in the foreground reads "Our Grecian Heritage."

Sharon Hensen of the University of Texas, the 1958 Relays Queen, rides in the Drake Relays parade.

A float in the 1959 Drake Relays Parade of the RCA Dog. The float reads: "Another Golden Record for Drake Relays", to celebrate the Drake Relays' 50th (or Golden) Anniversary.

Jesse Owens poses with Relays Queen Mary Ann Harris at the 1959 Drake Relays Parade.

Jesse Owens attended many Drake Relays as an athlete, official and honored guest. Here he attends the 1959 Relays parade. Owens was voted Athlete of the First 50 Years of the Drake Relays.

Relays Queen Mary Ann Harris from the University of Nebraska rides in the Drake Relays Parade.

A young Drake Relays Parade participant wears her warmest coat.

A student drives a stagecoach on a float in a Drake Relays Parade.

An unidentified student rides a float in a Drake Relays Parade. The float reads "Greatest Show on Earth: Drake Relays."

A Don Quixote float prepares for the Drake Relays Parade at the Iowa State Capitol building.