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Track and field athlete appears to partake in a throwing event at the Pacific Fleet's championship track meet, Long Beach, 1922
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa May 12, 1922]
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.
Different photographs taken on the same occasion appear with the article, "CALIFORNIA'S ATHLETES CAPTURE THE FLEET TRACK AND FIELD TITLE: FLEET AIR FORCE IS SECOND IN CLOSE MEET; Native Sons Roll Up 38 Points as Aviators Are Collecting 36; Mississippi is Third Sea Dogs in Violent Action," Los Angeles Times, 13 May 1922: III1
Photographs of athletes participating in track and field events at the same meet are captioned, "Exciting Moments in the Pacific Fleet Cinder Championships Sailor Flynn, shown above, collected a flock of points yesterday afternoon at Long Beach High for the Pacific Fleet Air Force in the broad jump. Palmer and Waldrop, both of the U.S.S. New York, are observed in the lower picture helping each other bust the tape at the finish of the 220. Spies[?] of the U.S.S. California is seen bounding in a close third," Los Angeles Times, 13 May 1922: III1
An athlete participating in the Pacific Fleet's championship track meet stands on the competition field at center. He stands in the near distance and faces towards the right. He appears to have just thrown an object; he leans slightly forward with his arms stretched up in front of him. The track extends across the image behind him. Buildings line the background.
Handwritten on note (see Item Ark: 21198/zz002cpjdj) in negative sleeve: Fleet tract [sic] me[...] Long Beach May 12 1922
Text from negative sleeve: TRACK, NAVY MEET AT LONG BEACH, 1922
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Track and field athletes--California--Long Beach
Track athletics--California--Long Beach
Military personnel--American--California--Long Beach
United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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