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Marguerite Caswell on the track, Los Angeles, 1936
McCrory, John H. (John Howard), 1901-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
March-April 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.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "L.A.J.C. Girl Hopes to Make Sprint Team," Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar 1936: 17.
Marguerite crouches down over the track sticking a small shovel into the dirt.
Los Angeles Junior College student Marguerite Caswell is a sprint runner of dazzling speed. Her Coach Harry Campbell believes that she could qualify for the American Olympic Games team. She has approached record-breaking time in practice and holds victories over her male opponents.
Text from negative sleeve: 4859 - Marguerite Caswell L.A.J.C. (LA Junior College) runner "Magic Eye" photos by J.H. McCrory (see 3//29/36 article: "L.A.J.C. Girl [?]) [stamped:] Apr 15 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Athletes--American--California--Los Angeles
Track athletics--California--Los Angeles
Meadows, Marguerite Caswell, 1916-1992
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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