American Dog Derby

1917 to 1922

Photo Collection Of Early Dog Derby in Chronological Order

Real Photo Post Card with view to northeast across the intersection of 5th and Main streets of with Tud Kent starting race in 1921 American Dog Derby. The newly rebuilt Ashton Hotel is in background. The original was destroyed by fire in 1920. The crowd was estimated at 6,000 in 1921. Kent's win in 1921 was his third.
Neal C. Wickham