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Comer hits tape for new record
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Siddon, Dave
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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Original photograph is stained.
Photograph caption date stamped May 11, 1957 reads, "Reseda High's sensational 10th grader, Gary Comer, hits the tape first in grueling 440 yesterday in 50.3 for a new Valley League mark at Van Nuys High. Wendy Monello of North Hollywood is seen a step behind the powerful Regent. Monello set a new mark last week of 50.5, but it was Comer, the 'come through' kid, yesterday. The Huskies captured the team title before 5,000 fans in an afternoon featured by great performances."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Van Nuys High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Reseda 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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