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Title
Eddie Tolan wins the 100 meters, 1932 Olympics
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1932
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989.
Photograph caption dated August 2, 1932 reads, "A problem of angles centers a controversy today as to whether Eddie Tolan beat out his American teammate, Ralph Metcalfe, in the Olympic 100 meters dash, as the judges officially decided, or whether metcalfe actually crossed the finish line first, as many spectators believed. This photo shows them approaching the finish line."
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 22 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00098650
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2280
CARL0005073113
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33723
Subject
Metcalfe, Ralph H
Tolan, Thomas E
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympic Games--(10th :--1932 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympics
Olympic athletes--United States
Runners (Sports)--United States
Tracks (Athletics)--United States
Track and field athletes--United States
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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