Motor sports were popular since the invention of automobiles and motorcycles in the early 1900s. Early races took place on public dirt roads. Goggles protected the driver's eyes from airborne dirt from the roads.
circa 1910 - 1920
Midway Village Museum
3.25" x 2"
“Automobile Races,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed March 22, 2023, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3695.