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Title
Duke Kahanamoku, Betty Drummond, and Buster Crabbe
Date Created and/or Issued
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
ca. 1950
1950
1951
1952
Publication Information
Pepperdine University Libraries
Trancas Riders and Ropers [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives
Contributing Institution
Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection
Trancas Riders and Ropers
Rights Information
Copyright to material in this collection, in most cases, is retained by Pepperdine University. Materials are intended for educational and research use, and may be used for non-commercial purposes with appropriate attribution. Organizations and individuals seeking to use materials for publication must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. Such parties should contact Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives.
Description
"Betty is with the Duke and actor Buster Crabbe. Duke was the original surfer who started surfboarding around 1921. He taught Betty how to surf. She is a pioneer women surfboarder." [Editor's note: Duke Kahanamoku, known as "The Big Kahuna," is credited with popularizing the sport of surfing. The Dukes restaurant in Malibu is named after him. Buster Crabbe was best known for his portrayal of Tarzan, Buck Rodgers, and Flash Gordon in the 1930s].
complete;
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
trr00006.tif
http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll15/id/25
Subject
Celebrities
Actors
Surfing
Swimmers
Hawaii
Kahanamoku, Duke, 1890-1968
Crabbe, Buster, 1908-1983
Malibu Historical Collection
Source
Black and white photographic print, 8 x 10 inches;
Relation
Trancas Riders and Ropers
Provenance
Smith, Dale C.
Pepperdine University Libraries has surrogate files only. The original physical items are not a part of the Libraries' holdings.
Dale C. Smith temporarily lent these materials to Pepperdine University in 2013-14 for the purpose of digitization. Following a digital deposit agreement, the digital objects are now included in the Pepperdine University Digital Archive.

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