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The Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz pose for a photo at the Drake Relays Parade.

Cinderella and her prince ride a float in the 1964 Drake Relays Parade.

A float goes past the Iowa State Capitol in the Drake Relays Parade.

A parade participant painted gold on a float in the 1964 Drake Relays parade.

St. Joesph Academy Stepperettes stand near the capitol in the 1964 Drake Relays parade.

Relays Queen Jyl Wilkie from Bradley University in the 1964 Drake Relays parade.

Shot Put and Discus great Parry O'Brien serves as the Drake Relays Parade Marshall. O'Brien set a world record in the Shot Put at the Drake Relays in 1954 with a distance of 59'9.75".

Shotput and Discus great Parry O'Brien (center) prepares to ride in the Relays Parade. O'Brien set a world record in the shot put at the Drake Relays in 1954.

Highlanders march past the Iowa State Capitol in the 1969 Drake Relays Parade.

Des Moines firefighters pose for a picture in front of the Iowa State Capitol before the 1970 Drake Relays Parade.