Advertising agent who specialized in advertising for the Karting industry. Created magazine advertising, product catalogs and event promotional materials as well as logo and patch designs for manufacturers and karting sport sanctioning organizations.
Archival materials relating to Go-Karts: photographs and negatives of Go-Karts and their parts, drivers, tracks, and races; design drawings, layouts and specifications for parts and accessories for Go-Karts; invoices for Holmes' advertising business; announcements, press releases and programs from Karting events; newsletters and other printed materials from karting associations; trade literature and catalogs for Go-Karts and their parts and accessories; and two microfilms of still images of karts and karting events.
James W. Holmes Karting Collection, 1961-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2002.3002 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access, on site, by appointment
Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves