The Exhibition

The selected items from Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection encompass a variety of subjects ranging from historic Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) maps, lap charts, and trophies to the illustrious Vanderbilt Cup Race photographs, posters, and an official race program. Other highlights of the exhibition are period automotive advertisements and international race and auto show posters.

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection<br />

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection.

Joel E. Finn brief biography<br />

Joel E. Finn brief biography.

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection overview<br />

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection overview.

The World of Racing thematic section overview<br />

The World of Racing thematic section overview.

The World of Racing: Grand Prix of Cuba, 1958 and 44th Annual Targa Florio, 1960<br />

The World of Racing: Grand Prix of Cuba, 1958 and 44th Annual Targa Florio, 1960.

The World of Racing: Second International Grand Prix of the Republic of Peru, 1958<br />

The World of Racing: Second International Grand Prix of the Republic of Peru, 1958.

The World of Racing: Belgian Grand Prix, 1964 and 35th Italian Grand Prix, 1964<br />

The World of Racing: Belgian Grand Prix, 1964 and 35th Italian Grand Prix, 1964.

The World of Racing: 18th Monaco Grand Prix, 1960<br />

The World of Racing: 18th Monaco Grand Prix, 1960.

The World of Racing: Testing the Limits exhibition case<br />

The World of Racing: Testing the Limits exhibition case.

The World of Racing: New York to Paris Automobile Race pennant, circa 1908 and First International 500 Mile Auto Derby, Speedway Park, Chicago pennant, 1915<br />

The World of Racing: New York to Paris Automobile Race pennant, circa 1908 and First International 500 Mile Auto Derby, Speedway Park, Chicago pennant, 1915.

The World of Racing: Auto Show Syracuse New York pennant, circa 1900s and Montamara Festo, Tacoma pennant, 1913<br />

The World of Racing: Auto Show Syracuse New York pennant, circa 1900s and Montamara Festo, Tacoma pennant, 1913.

Auto Advertising thematic section overview<br />

Auto Advertising thematic section overview.

Auto Advertising: Automobile Show Coliseum, 1905 and Bosch Magneto Company, circa 1910<br />

Auto Advertising: Automobile Show Coliseum, 1905 and Bosch Magneto Company, circa 1910.

Auto Advertising: Columbia Ignitor Dry Cells for Motor Ignition, National Carbon Company, circa 1900s and Poydras Garage Inc. Wrecking Service, 20th century<br />

Auto Advertising: Columbia Ignitor Dry Cells for Motor Ignition, National Carbon Company, circa 1900s and Poydras Garage Inc. Wrecking Service, 20th century.

Auto Advertising: Sixth Annual Automobile Club of America Auto Show, 1905 and Remy Magneto advertisement, circa 1911<br />

Auto Advertising: Sixth Annual Automobile Club of America Auto Show, 1905 and Remy Magneto advertisement, circa 1911.

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race thematic section overview<br />

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race thematic section overview.

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: Joe Tracy finishing third in the William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race, 1905 and George Heath winning the William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race, 1904<br />

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: Joe Tracy finishing third in the William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race, 1905 and George Heath winning the William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race, 1904.

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race in Savannah, Georgia pennant, 1911<br />

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race in Savannah, Georgia pennant, 1911.

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: Vanderbilt Cup Race exhibition case<br />

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: Vanderbilt Cup Race exhibition case.

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: George Vanderbilt Cup 400 Miles International Classic, 1936 and George Vanderbilt Cup, New Roosevelt Raceway Westbury, Long Island, 1936<br />

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: George Vanderbilt Cup 400 Miles International Classic, 1936 and George Vanderbilt Cup, New Roosevelt Raceway Westbury, Long Island, 1936.

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: Vanderbilt Cup Race Motor Parkway, 1908<br />

William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Race: Vanderbilt Cup Race Motor Parkway, 1908.

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) thematic section overview<br />

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) thematic section overview.

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA): ARCA chalkboard, circa 1930s-1940s and Plan of ARCA Circuit on the Alan C. Bemis Estate, Massachusetts, 1934<br />

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA): ARCA chalkboard, circa 1930s-1940s and Plan of ARCA Circuit on the Alan C. Bemis Estate, Massachusetts, 1934.

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA): ARCA exhibition case<br />

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA): ARCA exhibition case.

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA): ARCA Roosevelt Raceway Timesheet, 1937<br />

Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA): ARCA Roosevelt Raceway Timesheet, 1937.

Indianapolis 500 thematic section overview<br />

Indianapolis 500 thematic section overview.

Indianapolis 500: 10th Annual Indianapolis 500 participant photograph, 1922 and 12th Annual Indianapolis 500 participant photograph, 1924<br />

Indianapolis 500: 10th Annual Indianapolis 500 participant photograph, 1922 and 12th Annual Indianapolis 500 participant photograph, 1924.

Indianapolis 500: Indianapolis 500 exhibition case<br />

Indianapolis 500: Indianapolis 500 exhibition case.

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection: The Auto Effect and The Winner's Circle exhibition cases<br />

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection: The Auto Effect and The Winner's Circle exhibition cases.

Indianapolis 500: Indianapolis 500 pennant, 1914<br />

Indianapolis 500: Indianapolis 500 pennant, 1914.

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection: Tin Toys and The Impact of the Auto exhibition cases<br />

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection: Tin Toys and The Impact of the Auto exhibition cases.

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection gratitude<br />

Automotive Treasures: Selections from the Joel E. Finn Collection gratitude to Mrs. Ann Finn for her instrumental assistance in acquiring the Joel E. Finn Collection of Art and Automobilia.