Joseph Alvie Estes Photograph Collection

Title

Joseph Alvie Estes Photograph Collection

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

Items in this collection were digitized from the Keeneland Library's Joseph Alvie Estes Photographic Collection, comprised of glass and acetate negatives and print photographs. Joseph Alvie Estes (1902-1970) was an editor, racing authority, and civic leader.

Rights

These digital resources may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Items in the Joseph Alvie Estes Photograph Collection Collection

Man o' War, Private Showing
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut taken during a military delegation's visit to Faraway Farm as part of the delegation's tour of Kentucky Thoroughbred horse farms in November of 1943. The visit was part of…

Man o' War with Winston Gordon
Photograph of American Thoroughbred Man o' War with exercise rider Winston Gordon.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,” the “wonder horse,” a “speed miracle,” and…

Myrtlewood
This photograph features the Hall of Fame American Thoroughbred Myrtlewood standing in a fenced field.

Myrtlewood, widely remembered for her match race victory against Miss Merriment at Keeneland in 1936, claimed the honors of both U.S. Champion…