File:All-American Soap Box Derby 4.jpg

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Description

The opening parade down the racetrack at the All-American Soap Box Derby, Akron, Ohio, 1962. The first All-American Soap Box Derby race was held in Dayton, Ohio, in 1934. The race was moved to Akron in 1935. Leaders in the Akron community saw the need for the race to have a permanent location. The Works Progress Administration began construction of Derby Downs in 1936. The national competition has been held there each August ever since.

Source

Ohio Historical Society AV 120, AL07621 from the Worster Family Soap Box Derby Collection Collection.

Date

3/12/2007 15:09

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