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Southeastern 500, 1979

 File — Box: 41 [F09.278.02.05]

Scope and Contents

The vast majority of images in this collection document the 1979 Southeastern 500 race that took place on April 1, 1979, at the Bristol International Raceway in Bristol, Tennessee. A few images, however, record events at the Volunteer 500 race at the same track on August 25, 1979. Rookie Dale Earnhardt earned the first win of his long career in the 1979 Southeastern 500.

Scope and Contents

Event 357: 35mm b&w, 4 sleeves Event 385: 3 sleeves


  • Creation: 1979


Conditions Governing Access

Photographic negatives and prints currently closed for use during the digitization process.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Description

Event 357: 4 sleeves of black & white, 35mm format negative

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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