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Title
"Babe" Didrikson, Olympic track games
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1932
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
"Babe" Didrikson, that "one-girl track team from Texas," today holds two Olympic championships and two world's records in two starts. Photo shows her winning the women's 80 meters hurdle race by inches in a close finish of six girls. Miss Hall, her teammate, is second and Miss Clark of South Africa, former record holder, is third. Three girls are pictured "fighting out" a close battle for fourth, Miss Schaller of Monrovia leading Miss Wilson of Canada and Miss Webb of Britain. Previously "the Babe" set a javelin record. Photograph dated August 8, 1932.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00039974
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2280
CARL0000044670
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/13013
Subject
Zaharias, Babe Didrikson,--1911-1956
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympic Games--(10th :--1932 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympic athletes--United States
Women Olympic athletes--United States
Olympic athletes--South Africa
Women Olympic athletes--South Africa
Olympic athletes--Canada
Women Olympic athletes--Canada
Olympic athletes--England
Women Olympic athletes--England
Hurdling (Track and field)--California--Los Angeles
Tracks (Athletics)--California--Los Angeles
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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