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Old 11-15-05, 12:47 AM   #1
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SF track history buffs

I Came across this pretty cool historical pamphlet for track racing in SF back in 1896! Thought I'd share....

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/...ic/cic/chs1241
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Old 11-15-05, 02:31 AM   #2
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this is great! thanks.
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that's pretty awesome. i love seeing old printed material.

i'll have to check at the lilly library here as we're close to major taylor in indianapolis and most of the collection there was donated by e.i. lilly... maybe they have some old goodies in there.
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A material culturalist treasure ... thank you.

Have you noticed the segregated races? They had a "chinese" category.
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