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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1954 August

Boys Compete in the 1954 Soap Box Derby Championships in Akron, Ohio.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
08/16/54
Run Time
1 min., 02 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Crowds gather in Akron, Ohio, to watch the soap box derby races. Boys, including a competitor from Germany, compete for the championship. Number 87 Richard D. Kemp wins and is presented with a trophy and a four year college scholarship.
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