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King of the sprinters with his coach
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated Feburary 19, 1958 reads, "Canoga Park High's Valley League sprint king, Gary Johnson, gets pointers on how to fix the starting blocks from coach Blair Fictum. Johnson will make his 1958 debut Friday, March 7, in the sixth annual Canoga Park Relays which features all track athletes in A, B and C divisions from the six Valley League schools. Charley Cromwell along with Fictum coaches the Canoga Park track team. Johnson is a 10s flat sprinter and a 22.2, 220 man."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Canoga Park High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Canoga Park High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Faculty
High school students
High school athletes
Track and field athletes
Track and field
Runners (Sports)
Running races
Coaches (Athletics)
Young men
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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