This photograph was taken at a match race between Charles Gillman and Ray Richardson run on an early racetrack at the fairgrounds on the east edge of Oakley, Kansas on July 4, 1912.  Gillman, believed to be on #2 in this photo, won the race.  Richardson would later drive racing cars Fick Fossil and History Museum collection

 

 

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Charles E. Gillman

1889 - 1940

 

 

 

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