American Power Boat Association Challenge Cup Races

Races
1904 to present

Very first race in the U. S. held on the Hudson River, May 20, 1904. Sponsored by the A. P. B. A. members of the Columbia Yacht Club of New York. Three heats totalling 32 miles. Participants in 1904 were: STANDARD, the winner, and WATER LILY. The second race was held in September of that same year. See record for further info. The proper name of this event is the American Power Boat Association Challenge Cup Races.


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Gar Wood and Phil Smith, Gold Cup Races, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2988S
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SILVER HEELS II, 63' motor boat, Detroit Races, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2952S
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Otto F. Barthel and Sheldon Clark, 1920
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September 11, 1920
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Mr. Clark and Mr. Johnston, 1920
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September 13, 1920
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1919
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RAINBOW, 1920
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September 14, 1920
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ELEVENTH HOUR, Gold Cup 1919
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1919
1984.187.2880S
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Captain of VIVO, 1919
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1918
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Fisher and Chapman, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, 1920
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September 11, 1920
1984.187.4737F
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September 13, 1920
1984.187.4893F
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1918
1984.187.3040FS
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1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1923
1984.187.10478F
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PIRATE, #G3, Gold Cup, 1927
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August 04, 1927
1984.187.24233F
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Twelve judges around a table, 1920
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September 11, 1920
1984.187.4732F
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VALORIA, Sallan Trophy Race, Detroit, MI, 1919
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1919
1984.187.2964S
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Detroit Yacht Club, 1920
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September 12, 1920
1984.187.4773F
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WHIP-PO-WILL JR., 1919
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1918
1984.187.3044FS
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BABY AMERICA, #G36, 1924
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August 1924
1984.187.13887F
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Judges for start of a race, 1919
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1919
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Judges at Gold Cup Races, Detroit, 1920
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September 11, 1920
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AWANDRA, 1920
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September 12, 1920
1984.187.4767F
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Gold Cup races, Detroit, 1924
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1924
1984.187.13467F
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BETTY M, inboard racer, Gold Cup Races, 1920
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September 12, 1920
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ELCO, cruiser, at the Gold Cup Races, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
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GAR JR. II, 1920
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September 12, 1920
1984.187.4768F
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Three men in a cockpit, 1920
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September 13, 1920
1984.187.4814F
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Otto F. Barthel, Fred R. Still and Hugh B. Gurmison, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4761F
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PIDANDO, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4775F
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COMMANCHE, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4748F
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MISS AMERICA, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4784F
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thumbnail A. L. Judson and Phil Wood, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3139S
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Group of six race officials, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4815F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4734F
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Otto F. Barthel , Fred R. Still and Hugh B. Gurmison, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4762F
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PRESTO, 1915
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Rosenfeld, Morris
Circa August 01, 1915
1984.187.132F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1914
1984.187.952F
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Judges and officials for race, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.3001S
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Start of Fisher Trophy race, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4819F
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Firing starting guns, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4739F
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Wood and Chapman sailing, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, 1920
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September 13, 1920
1984.187.4835F
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Officials at the Gold Cup Races, 1915
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August 1915
1984.187.131F
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MISS NASSAU, 1920
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September 13, 1920
1984.187.4780F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2950S
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SILVER HEELS II, 63' motor boat, Detroit Races, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919-08-30
1984.187.2953S
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Gold Cup tow tank model
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Lord, Frederick K.
1987.34.15
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MISS DETROIT underway, 1915
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Rosenfeld, Morris
1915-08
1984.187.148F
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Mr. Owen Smith and Mr. Jay Smith, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August, 1926
1984.187.20131F
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Rosenfeld, Morris
Circa 1924
1984.187.300576
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Many crew eating lunch onboard MISS DETROIT V, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4874F
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Commodore Alfred Wagg and Sonny Wagg, 1926
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Circa 1926
1984.187.20137F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3060S
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MISS AMERICA and MISS DETROIT V, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4744F
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Two inboard racers, GAR JR. II and SSURE CURE, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4765F
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WHITECAP, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4728F
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MISS LIDWINA III, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4787F
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Hydroplanes and derrick barge, 1925
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August 30, 1925
1984.187.16613F
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GAR JR. II, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4896F
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WIHP-PO-WILL JR., 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3046FS
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Gar Wood and Jay Smith, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4876F
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Third piece from negative 2997F, Charles Smith boat shop, 1919
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Rosenfeld, Morris
1919
1984.187.2997FB
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RAINBOW, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4747F
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RAINBOW, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4823F
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N. H. Young and M. Gibbs, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4804F
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Detroit Yacht Club and docks, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4779F
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Guy Vaughn at the Gold Cup Races 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2984S
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SO-LONG, Gold Cup Races, 1919
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1919-08-30
1984.187.2958S
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MISS DETROIT III, underway, port bow view, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, Michigan, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3071S
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Group of men on a dock, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4879F
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Second piece of Charles Smith boat shop negative, 1919
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Rosenfeld, Morris
1919
1984.187.2997FA
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thumbnail Group of officials, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3120S
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2 P.M., #37, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4786F
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Douglas Rigney, 1925
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August 30, 1925
1984.187.16648F
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C. B. Johnston, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4742F
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Mr. Farmer and Mr. Marshall, Gold Cup Races, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August, 1926
1984.187.20132F
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MANURSING, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August, 1926
1984.187.20287F
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George Lawley and Wilbur Young, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4736F
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Rosenfeld, Morris
January 01, 1918
1984.187.3056S
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3123S
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GAR JR. II, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4895F
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thumbnail Unidentified man in coveralls, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3122S
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thumbnail Jack Bickell and Harry Sampson Jr., 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3138S
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Rosenfeld, Morris
Circa August 01, 1915
1984.187.136F
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Race Committee, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4771F
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SNAPSHOT and RAINBOW, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4818F
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Detroit Yacht Club dock, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2993S
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SURE CURE, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4753F
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Charles Chapman and Gar Wood, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4836F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1949
1984.187.123701F
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William C. Morehead and Guy W. Vaughn, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4731F
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thumbnail Unidentified crusier in a water way, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3143S
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1918
1984.187.3041FS
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Eight race officials on a dock, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
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Race Committee in the cockpit of a cruiser, 1920
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September 13, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3127S
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Chris Smith and Harry Parsons, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4834F
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Charles Smith boat shop interior, 1919
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Rosenfeld, Morris
1919
1984.187.2997F
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SNAPSHOT, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4821F
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FALCON III, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4809F
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Mr. Clark and Mr. Johnston, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4838F
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Rosenfeld, Morris
Circa 1918
1984.187.3055FS
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Driver and mechanic of DETROIT II, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2995S
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MISS NEW ORLEANS, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4868F
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Detroit Yacht Club docks, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4806F
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'N EVERYTHING, runbout, Gold Cup 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2924S
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JOSEPHINE, motor boat, Sallan Trophy Race, Detroit, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2960S
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FALCON and SNAPSHOT, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4824F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2874S
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Inboard racer, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4827F
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Two Wood brothers, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3111S
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FLORENCE, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August, 1926
1984.187.20286F
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J. Lee Barrett and William E. Metzger, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4738F
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Rosenfeld, Morris
August 01, 1917
1984.187.556F
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Mr. Samson and Frederick Kissan Lord, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4833F
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SNAPSHOT, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4743F
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Start of Sallon Trophy race, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4766F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1930
1984.187.41543F
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Group of spectators on CRESEUS, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4873F
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Spectators on the fore deck of a cruier, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4880F
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MISS DETROIT, 1915
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Rosenfeld, Morris
August 1915
1984.187.143F
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Wood and Chapman, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4805F
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Marina used during Gold Cup Races, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4772F
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RAINBOW and DOUGHBOY, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4817F
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Two men including driver of ELEVENTH HOUR, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2991S
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Fisher Trophy start, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4808F
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2 P. M., 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4729F
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COMMANCHE, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4867F
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thumbnail Commodore Rea and unidentified man, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3141S
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PRESTO, 1915
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Rosenfeld, Morris
August 1915
1984.187.123F
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Gold Cup races at Detroit, 1924
Rosenfeld and Sons
August 1924
1984.187.13450F
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ROMEO, motor boat, Detroit Races 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919-09-01
1984.187.2934S
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Engines of MISS DETROIT II and III, Gold Cup, Detroit, Michigan, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919-08-30 - 1919-09-01
1984.187.2949S
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MY SWEETIE, Gold Cup, Detroit, 1949
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1949-07-02
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thumbnail Gar Wood, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3149S
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Spectators onboard GREAT LAKES CRUSIER, 1920
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September 14, 1920
1984.187.4878F
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Mr. Billy Gibbs and Mr. Arthur J. Utz, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1926
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Charles W. Kotcher, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4820F
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HOTSY TOTSY, #G4, underway, 1930
Rosenfeld and Sons
August 16, 1930
1984.187.41945F
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BETTY M, inboard racer, Gold Cup Races, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4760F
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Edsel Bryant Ford at wheel of COMMANCHE, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, Michigan, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4726F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1949
1984.187.123695F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3042FS
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Marina docks at Gold Cup Races, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4825F
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PRESTO, 1915
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Rosenfeld, Morris
August 1915
1984.187.121F
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Two unidentified men on a cruiser, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4830F
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LIDWINA III, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4727F
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Cruiser Race finish, Detroit Races, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2970S
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Chris Smith, Murlen Wood, Gar Wood, Detroit Races 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2990S
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919-08-30
1984.187.2935S
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Harry Sampson, Race Timer, Gold Cup 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919
1984.187.2981S
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Cruiser at the Detroit Races, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919-08-30
1984.187.2959S
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ROMEO, motorboat, Rosenfeld Cup, Detroit, 1919
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1919-09-01
1984.187.2963S
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Rosenfeld, Morris
Circa 1918
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Mr. George W. Sutton and Mr. Rogers, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1926
1984.187.20142F
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SURE CURE, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4746F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa August 06, 1921
1984.187.6652F
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Group of three men, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1926
1984.187.20134F
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MISS AMERICA's engines, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4783F
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Mr. Joseph Van Blerck, Sr. and Mr. Hubert S. Johnson, 1926
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Rosenfeld, Morris
August, 1926
1984.187.20143F
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Mr. Eldredge and Mr. F. G. Erickson, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1926
1984.187.20133F
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Two unidentified men, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
Circa 1926
1984.187.20135F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3043FS
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Three unidentified cruisers, Start of Sallon Trophy race, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 12, 1920
1984.187.4764F
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Mr. Lewis Croft and Mr. Earl Croft, 1926
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August, 1926
1984.187.20141F
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Judge on a dock with driver on a boat, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3112S
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Mr. Johnston in a sailboat, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4832F
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MYDA, #B24, 1925
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Rosenfeld and Sons
August 30, 1925
1984.187.16621F
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1949
1984.187.123697F
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RAINBOW and SNAPSHOT, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4822F
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William C. Morehead and Guy W. Vaughn, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 13, 1920
1984.187.4870F
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thumbnail Commodorfe A.L. Judson and George Reis, 1918
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Rosenfeld and Sons
1918
1984.187.3142S
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Large cruisers at a marina, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 01, 1920
1984.187.4725F
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Edsel Bryant Ford at wheel of COMMANCHE, Gold Cup Races, Detroit, Michigan, 1920
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Rosenfeld, Morris
September 14, 1920
1984.187.4872F
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Press and Regatta Committee barges, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4730F
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FALCON III, 1920
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Rosenfeld and Sons
September 11, 1920
1984.187.4745F
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