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Jerald Quam Papers, 1982-1988

Collection Overview

Title: Jerald Quam Papers, 1982-1988

ID: OGLMC/1157

Creator: Quam, Jerald (1942-)

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 07/28/1987

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Jerald Quam Papers consist of material relating to the Grand Forks Speedway, as well as automobile racing in North Dakota. Included are issues of Inside Track magazine, dedicated to racing in North Dakota. Also included are several racing programs, entitled Greater Grand Forks Speedway. There is an issue of a nationally published magazine titled Open Wheel, which contains an article on the Grand Forks Speedway on page 62. Also included are several issues of Pride 'n Joy, a collector car magazine published in Valley City, North Dakota.

Over seventy photographs were separated and placed in the Photograph File Cabinets. The photographs depict the Grand Forks Speedway, as well as drivers and cars that raced there.

The Grand Forks Speedway was constructed as a Works Progress Administration project in 1937. Over twenty thousand people attended the dedication of the speedway, presided over by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on October 4, 1937. The track was renovated in the 1950s and is still used every Friday during the summer for races.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Jerald Quam, Hendrum, Minnesota

Acquisition Method: Donation; 87-1569 and 88-1599

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Jerald Quam Papers. OGLMC 1157, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in February 2013.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH008170651


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Inside Track, June-September 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Inside Track, June-September 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Inside Track, May-June 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Inside Track, August-September 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Greater Grand Forks Speedway, September 1987-May 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Open Wheel, April 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Pride 'n Joy, September 1981-March 1982Add to your cart.
Photographs 2Add to your cart.
Photograph 1: Spectators, Sept. 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 2: Spectators and car #84Add to your cart.
Photograph 3: Spectators and car #3Add to your cart.
Photograph 4: Limited Sprint #22, Mike Thompson (driver), Mapleton, N. D., August 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 5: Car #38, Don "Sonny" Mack Jr., East Grand Forks, MN; Car #80, Harry Johnson, Grand Rapids, MN; Car #5, Todd Mack, East Grand Forks, MNAdd to your cart.
Photograph 6: Mike Brooks, Tulsa, Oklahoma, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 7: Steve Enlow, Tulsa, Oklahoma, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 8: Jeff Lee, Webster Grove, MOAdd to your cart.
Photograph 9: Mike Wente, St. Louis, MOAdd to your cart.
Photograph 10: David Dwyer (driver) Columbia, Missouri. June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 11: Car #22, Car #94, Car #14, September 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 12: Prairie Lines, Car #1, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 13: Car #84, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 14: Spectators, September 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 15: Noel Tharalson and sister Kay, World of Outlaws, July 1985Add to your cart.
Photograph 16: Car #22, Mike Thompson, Mapleton, N.D.; Car #21 Lou Kennedy Jr., Winnipeg, Canada, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 17: Doug Jab Car #1, Harwood, N.D., June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 18: September 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 19: Terry Kragero, Moorhead, MN, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 20: Car #8, Darin Killfaye, Fargo, ND, May 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 21: Car #8, Darin Killfaye, Fargo, ND; Car #5, Todd Mack, East Grand Forks, MN, May 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 22: Car #71, Brian Strand, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 23: Car #3, Harry Johnson, Fargo, ND; Car #69, Tom Cummings, Rory Jorgeman, West Fargo, NDAdd to your cart.
Photograph 24: Main Pit Area, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 25: Stock Pit Area, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 26: Pit Area Concession Stand, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 27: Stock Car Pits, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 28: Stock Car Pits, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 29: Pit Concession Stand, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 30: Pit Area, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 31: Stock Car Entrance, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 32: Track Grader, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 33: Water tank for watering track, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 34: Main Grand Stands, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 35: South Stands, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 36: North Grandstands, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 37: Front Gate, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 38: Spring Pits, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 39: Fairgrounds grandstand, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 40: Pit area, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 41: Sprint Pits, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 42: Stock Car Pits, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 43: Late Model Pits, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 44: Working on Hobby Stock, Car #76Add to your cart.
Photograph 45: Grand Forks county fair, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 46: Midgets at county fair, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 47: Midgets at county fair, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 48: Grand Forks fairgrounds, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 49: Jerry Fragero, Moorhead, MN, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 50: Midgets at county fair, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 51: Todd Mack, East Grand Forks, MN, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 52: Twin City Motors Car #2, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 53: Car #12, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 54: Darrin Kilfoill, Fargo, ND, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 55: Kenny Mellanson, Duluth, MN, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 56: Noel Tharalsen, Hoople, ND, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 57: Brian Buzick, Moorhead, MN, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 58: Car #26, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 59: Kevin Jopp, Stephen, MN, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 60: Gene Vik, Ada, MN, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 61: Car #72, #52, #30, #2, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 62: Harry Thoulow, Fargo, ND; Mike Dobmeier, Grand Forks, ND, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 63: Limited Sprint Race, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 64: Todd Mack, East Grand Forks, MN, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 65: Doug Jopp, Fargo, ND; Richard Heller, Grandin, ND, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 66: Tom Cummings, Grandin, ND, May 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 67: Lou Kennedy Jr., Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 68: Ronnie Larson, Harwood, ND, May 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 69: Kenny Winter, Mahnomen, MN, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 70: Harry Johnson, Grand Rapids, MN, July 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 71: Late Model, May 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 72: Unlimited Spring, June 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 73: Jeff Hinkemeyer, St. Cloud, MN, May 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 74: Terry Krague, Moorhead, MN, 1987Add to your cart.
Photograph 75: Mike Dobmeier, Grand Forks, ND; Terry Kragero, Moorhead, MN, June 1987Add to your cart.