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Here comes Comer in the quartermile
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption date stamped May 10, 1958 reads, "Reseda High's Gary Comer hits the tape first to beat his arch rival from San Fernando, Earl Young, partially hidden left, in the celebrated 440 race yesterday in the all-Valley League finals at Van Nuys High. Comer lowered Young's record made last week in the prelims by touring the one lap in 49.2. Van Nuys' Joe Guth, right, is third followed by North Hollywood's Jeff Lombardi. Reseda won all-league meet."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Reseda High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
San Fernando High School (San Fernando, Calif.)--Students
Van Nuys High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
North Hollywood High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
High school athletes
High school students
Track and field athletes
Track and field
Runners (Sports)
Running races
Young men
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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