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Swift moving miler
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 May 29, 1956 reads "One of the standout milers of all time, Gunnar Neilson [sic] of Sweden, will be among the many stars to perform Friday night in the Compton Relays where he is expected to oppose such four-lappers as Bobby Seaman of the UCLA Bruins. Neilson [sic] is co-holder of the metric mile record of 3:40.8."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Runners (Sports)
Track and field athletes
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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