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Catalog Number 2014.027.014.020
Scope & Content Bay Meadows Racetrack Poster of Checks, circa 1944. Poster with copies of checks on a white background. The top of the poster reads, "Here's How We Made It --- MORE THAN A MILLION FOR WAR RELIEF IN 1943". The bottom of the poster, in a black box, reads, "Just some of the checks sent out from proceeds of our 1943 meetings. California Jockey Club, Inc. William P. Kyne Gen. Mgr. Operating Bay Meadows, San Mateo, California". There are approximately 24 checks made out to various war relief organizations for varying amounts, from $1,000 to $100,000.

The location is Bay Meadows collections box 6, item 6.
Object Name Documents
Collection Archival Collection
Category Documents
Date c. 1944
People Kyne, William P.
Search Terms Army
Bay Meadows
Bay Meadows Race Track
Horse Racing
Horses - Thoroughbred Racing
Kyne, William P.
Kyne, William P. "Bill"
World War II
World War Two
Subjects Awards
Fund raising
Fundraising campaigns
Horse racing
World War II
Copyrights Unless otherwise specified the San Mateo County Historical Association holds copyright. Photographic and document reproductions available for a fee.
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