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Catalog Number 2014.027.010.036
Title Kyne, William, circa 1940-1952, undated
Photographer Unknown
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Print, Photographic
Category Photographs
Date circa 1940-1952, undated
Description Kyne, William, circa 1940-1952, undated. This folder is photographs of William Kyne, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Bay Meadows Racetrack. The folder includes images from Bay Meadows during World War Two, Kyne with public figures and celebrities, family members and employees. Also included are some souvenir photographs from restaurants. There are approximately 34 photographs in this folder. The location is Bay Meadows Racetrack collection box 8, folder 23.

Among the individuals photographed are: Cecilia Demille Harper, Mrs. John Kramer, Lillian Dwyer, Grace Koop, Kent Cochran, Bob Wuerth, William Ward, Herb Phipps, Barry Whitehead and George Gaugler - William Kyne Thoroughbred Library; Dorothy Kyne, Curley Grieve, Jack McDonald, Prescott Sullivan, Will Connolly; Jack, Bill, Tom and George Kyne with Lala Meehan, Captain Ross, Bobby Doyle, Louise B. Mayer, Nels Johnson, Roy Johnson, Ray Harris, Joe Cohen, Fred Haub, Ed Cole, William Ward, Shell John McGrol, Captain Moris, Frances Plummer, Mrs. Geyser, Ludwig Danishek, Al Uniack, Willard Tunney, Mrs. Augustus Taylor Jr., Saudi princes: Khalid and Faisal.

Studio Unknown
Place Bay Meadows Racetrack, San Mateo, CA
People Cochran, Kent
Cohen, Joe
Cole, Ed
Connolly, Will
Danishek, Ludwig
Doyle, Bobby
Dwyer, Lillian
Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Gaugler, George
Grieve, Curley
Harper, Cecilia Demille
Harris, Ray
Haub, Fred
Johnson, Nels
Johnson, Roy
Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Koop, Grace
Kyne, Dorothy
Kyne, William P.
Mayer, Louis B.
McDonald, Jack
McGrol, John
Meehan, Lala
Phipps, Herb
Plummer, Frances
Sullivan, Prescott
Tunney, Willard
Uniack, Al
Ward, William J.
Whitehead, Barry
Wuerth, Bob
Subjects Celebrities
Fund raising
Horse racing
World War II
Search Terms Bay Meadows
Bay Meadows Race Track
Horse Racing
Horses - Thoroughbred Racing
Kyne, William P.
Kyne, William P. "Bill"
World War II
World War Two