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He does the twist, twists his knee
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 3, 1962 reads "He does the twist, twists his knee - Valley College student Mack McConkey grimaces with an ice pack on his knee after he maneuvered 'the new leg lift' while doing the twist. Only thing that twisted was his knee. 'From now on,' said McConkey, 'I'll do an old-fashioned dance like the stroll.' His doctor said it will be some time before Mack does anything - he'll be on crutches for six weeks. The twist happened Saturday."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
San Fernando Valley State College--Students
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
College students--California--San Fernando Valley
Accidents--California--San Fernando Valley
Knee--Wounds and injuries
Dance--Wounds and injuries--California--San Fernando Valley
Twist (Dance)--Wounds and injuries--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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