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Pomona College and Occidental College runners sprint to the finish line during a duel track meet, Los Angeles, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa March 12, 1932]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The Patterson Field track at Occidental College occupies the bottom half of the image and stretches back on an angle to the right. In the mid-ground, several runners sprint towards the camera and to the finish line. At center, and first to the tape, is Don Plumb of Pomona College. He pumps both fists in the air as he approaches the line. Following behind him at right are Occidental College runners, Ivan Belman and Sid Todd (rightmost). A few other runners are behind and to the left of Don Plumb. Crowded stands line the left side of the track. Swan Hall stands beyond the far end of the bleachers in the background at right.
Possibly related to the article, "OXY TRACKMEN DEFEAT POMONA: Tigers Vanquish Old Rivals 97 2-3 to 42 1-3 Pollard Springs Surprise to Capture Half-Mile Four Bengal Athletes Score Double Victories OXY TRACKMEN DEFEAT POMONA," Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 1932: E1
A similar photograph of a different race at the same meet appears under the title, "SURPRISE VICTOOR IN HALF MILE," and with the caption, "Here's Dick Pollard, left, as he hit the tape to win the 880 for Pomona in yesterday's meet with Occidental. The Sagehen sophomore has just nosed out Mel Caldwell of Oxy at the finish. Bob McKee is the man to the rear, while Nord, who finished third, is hidden by Caldwell. [photo by Fred Coffey, Times staff photographer]," Los Angeles Times, 13 Mar. 1932: E3
Text from negative sleeve: TRACK, OCCIDENTAL VS. POMONA, 1932
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Track and field athletes--California--Los Angeles
Running races--California--Los Angeles
Track athletics--California--Los Angeles
Runners (Sports)--California--Los Angeles
Belman, Ivan
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
Occidental College
Plumb, Don
Todd, Sid
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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