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Dorothy Poynton diving, 1932 Olympics
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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 reads, "'Dainty' Dorothy Poynton began diving at age seven when her family moved to Los Angeles. At 13, she was the youngest American team member at the Amsterdam 1928 Oympics, where she won the silver medal in springboard diving. She won a gold medal in 1932 for this perfectly executed dive."
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Sports-Olympic Games-1932-Diving; N-000-243.18 4x5
Poynton, Dorothy
Los Angeles Swimming Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympic Games--(10th :--1932 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympic athletes--United States
Women olympic athletes--United States
Divers--United States
Diving--California--Los Angeles
Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
Aquatic sports facilities--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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