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U.S.C. high jumper fails his jump attempt during the U.S.C. and Occidental dual track meet, Los Angeles, [1926]
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa February 20, 1926]
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 caption, "TOO FAST FOR EVEN THE CAMERA'S EYE Ed House, Trojan sprint star, was credited with 10s. flat in the 100-yard dash at the Coliseum yesterday, the finish of which is shown below. One watch caught House at 9 7-10s., while another clocked him at 9 8-10s. He proved too speed for the camera, having passed the finish line when this photo was snapped. At the extreme right is Herschel Smith, who placed second. Bud Nash, third-place winner, is third from the left. Sauers of U.S.C. is second from the left while another Oxy man appears on the extreme left. Milton Nash is seen just behind Smith. In the lower photo Les Heilman is shown cracking the U.S.C. record in the mile, with Ralph Shawhan inches behind. [Photos by George Watson, Times staff photographer]," Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 1926: A1
A U.S.C. Trojan is captured mid-air knocking over the bar during a high jump attempt. The landing pit sprawls along the bottom edge. Beyond it, left-of-center, the high jumper is on his descent. His chest faces the camera as he head angles down towards the ground at left and one of his legs stretches up to the right. The high jump bar falls from its support, mimicking the angle of the jumper. Beside the support post at left, a meet official watches the attempt. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's stands stretch across the background.
Photographs of different events from the same track meet appear with the article, "TROJAN TRACK TEAM OVERWHELMS OXY, 107 TO 33: BUD HOUSER GRABS OFF TRIO OF FIRST PLACES U.S.C. Athletes Score Clean Sweep in Five Events; Les Heilman Breaks Trojan Record TROJAN TRACK OUTFIT WINS," Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 1926: A1
Text from negative sleeve: TRACK, U.S.C. VS. OXY
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Track and field athletes--California--Los Angeles
Jumping--California--Los Angeles
Track athletics--California--Los Angeles
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Occidental College
University of Southern California--Track and field
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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