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Title
Professional walker Dan O'Leary passes at 91, Los Angeles, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
May 1933
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Dan O'Leary's Journeys End," Los Angeles Times, 30 May 1933: A12.
A month shy of his 92nd birthday, Irishman and professional walker Dan O'Leary died of a heart attack. Mr. O'Leary's greatest accomplishments were walking a mile at the beginning of each hour for 1000 consecutive hours at age 66 and walking to every State capital in the country starting at age 80 over a period of ten years.
Mr. O'Leary stands bent over at the waist.
Handwritten on negative: Dan OLeary P+q
Text from negative sleeve: O'LEARY, DAN WALKER, 1933
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_6904
ark:/21198/zz002cx6p0
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Older people--California--Los Angeles
O'Leary, Dan, 1841-1933
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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