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Distant view of a race at the S.C. and Stanford dual track meet at the Coliseum, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa May 5, 1934]
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.
Photographs of different track events at the same meet appear with the captions, "The Start of a Major Upset Picture shows Sam Klopstock, figure in white, hitting the first hurdle in yesterday's high hurdle race at the Coliseum. Bob Lyon, No. 22, went on to win for the Trojans, Klopstock taking second. Clarence Berry, third, is No. 11, while Gene Culp, No. 5, finished under orders a couple of minutes after the race had ended. He hit a hurdle and ran thereafter with only one shoe one [sic]. The time of 14.7s. tied the meet record and the result, due to Klopstock's miscalculation, was a surprise. [Times photo by Fred Coffey]," Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D1, and, "Leaping Right Down His Coach's Throat Here's Curtis McFadden of the Trojans making his winning jump of 24ft. 5in. in yesterday's meet with Stanford. McFadden had to fight his way into the event, his name not even appearing on the original entry list although he had the best competitive mark of the S.C. jumpers. Crawford and Olson of the Trojans made it a clean sweep by taking the other two places. [Times photo by Fred Coffey]," Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D3
The backs of spectators' heads line the bottom edge. Ahead of them, the track sits below camera-level as it stretches across the image. Three piles of hurdles sit on the field alongside the track. The field stretches across the mid-ground. Athletes and meet officials dot the near side of the field. On the far side of the field, several runners race at center, traveling to the left. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's stands stretch across the background.
Photographs taken at the same dual track meet appear with the articles, “How Trojans Tripped Stanford,” Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D3, and “Boys Outdo Themselves to Run Away with Meet Southern California Scores Easy 82 2-3 to 48 1-3 Win Over Rivals as Records Fall,” Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D1
Text from negative sleeve: TRACK, S.C. VS. STANFORD, 1934
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Running races--California--Los Angeles
Track athletics--California--Los Angeles
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Stanford University
University of Southern California
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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