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Adrian Davis, Compton Junior College discus thrower, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa March 1936]
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 Arcadia funds.
This photograph appears with the article, "Compton's Discus Sensation: Adrian Davis Enjoys Quick Jump to Fame: Compton Discus Thrower Confident He Will Some Day Toss Platter Beyond 160-Foot Mark," Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 1936: A9.
Handwritten on negative: Adrian Davis
Text from negative sleeve: 4484- Adrian Davis. (Discus thrower, Compton Junior College) 3/15/36. [Stamped:] March 25 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Here's Adrian Davis, Compton Junior College discus thrower, who heaved the platter 157 ft. in the recent Long Beach Relays to take a short cut to fame. He hopes to improve this mark considerably.
b&w nitrate negative
Discus throwing
Track and field athletes
Davis, Adrian
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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