One of my colleagues in the Woodson recently brought in a couple of boxes of stuff from Hanszen College. Among the many treasures are some scrapbooks, one beginning all the way back before the college system was in place and continuing through the ’70s. There are some really great things in there but the most remarkable (and by far the rarest) are three images taken at the first Beer Bike race in the spring of 1957. This first one is actually dated on the back. Interestingly, it was developed by a drugstore in San Antonio so it might be possible to figure out who took it.
These next two aren’t labeled but they clearly belong together and in one of them we can see the fellow in the bowler hat who also appears in the shot above.
Even I am amazed by this discovery.