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Alma Richards engaged in a discus throw, circa 1912-1920
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa 1912-1920]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Alma Richards engaged in a discus throw. A man in a suit walking on a track and a grandstand are visible behind him.
Alma Richards was the high jump gold medalist in the 1912 Olympics. During his student years at Brigham Young University, Cornell University, Stanford University and the University of Southern California (where he ultimately earned a law degree), he continued to compete in track athletics, becoming a decathlete as well.
Handwritten on negative: Alma Richards
Text from negative sleeve: Richards, Alma. Track.
b&w nitrate negative
Track and field athletes--United States
Discus throwing--United States
Richards, Alma, 1890-1963
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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