Mabel McCane 1910

This image artifact is from two photographs of 1912 Indianapolis 500 Champion Joe Dawson and stage actress Mabel McCane. The two were romantically linked for a brief period of time in 1910. The photographs appeared in the Sunday, November 6, 1910, Washington Post. McCane was a true celebrity of her day and motoring enthusiast. She even sponsored the Mabel McCane Trophy at the 1910 Mardi Gras Speed Carnival.

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