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Mighty Canoga Park Hunter eyes future shotputting championships
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 14, 1956 reads, "Dave Davis, the highly regarded prepster, shows the form and power that experts feel will carry him to many records this season for his high school track team. Davis unofficially already has bested the existing prep record of 62 feet, 5 1/4 inches in practice tests with a Herculean put of 62 feet, 10 inches. He gets his first varsity interscholastic test March 9 when Canoga Park meets John Burroughs High. In the above pictures, poised for a toss, he goes through the action of getting the 12-pound ball out there a long way. In the two pictures at the left his back is to the point where he'll throw. He starts, whirls in that direction and in the other three pictures is shown putting and following through." Davis is pictured with the ball on his shoulder.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 24 x 14 cm. on board 26 x 17 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Davis, Dave
Canoga Park High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Track and field athletes
High school students
Young men
Shot putting
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
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