exhibition—both in its gallery form and on-line—has been
made possible through funding, research, and gifts from the following
Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy
The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy was established
in 1974 to develop and support public programs, education, and research
in the humanities and to relate the humanities to public issues. The
VFH is nonprofit and nonpartisan and receives support from private
gifts, grants, and contributions, and from the National Endowment
for the Humanities and the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information,
write or call the VFH office at 145 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville,
Virginia 22903, 804-924-3296.
Commission for the Arts
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is the state agency that supports
the arts through funding from the Virginia General Assembly and the
National Endowment for the Arts. The VCA distributes grant awards
to artist, arts, and other not-for-profit organizations; educational
institutions; educators; and local governments. The VCA also provides
technical assistance in arts management. For more information, write
or call the VCA at Lewis House—Second Floor, 223 Governor Street,
Richmond, Virginia 23219, 804- 225-3132.
Star City Hot Rod Club
B. Wilson Porterfield Foundation
Pete & Jakes Hot Rod Parts, Inc.
Brookville Roadster, Inc.
Triple S Realty
Super Bell Axle Company
Howell’s Motor Freight, Inc.
Dr. Brian Katen
Shively & Carter Custom Crafted Cabinets, Inc.
In addition, the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College
would like to thank the many racers, rodders, mechanics, and collectors
who have shared tall tales, truths, near-truths, harrowing experiences,
photographs, and memorabilia for the exhibition.