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Comer flies home for century win
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 edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption date stamped May 4, 1959 reads, "Reseda's Gary Comer breaks tape for 10.1-second timing in first heat of 100-yard dash during Valley League preliminaries yesterday at Van Nuys High School. Comer also won his 'specialty,' the 440, as Reseda dominated meet and qualified 16 men. Others in picture, from left, are Rocky Hudak, Van Nuys; Dennis Johansen, San Fernando, and Earl Bender, North Hollywood, who finished third in this heat."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Van Nuys High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Reseda High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
San Fernando High School (San Fernando, Calif.)--Students
North Hollywood High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
High school athletes
High school students
Track and field athletes
Track and field
Runners (Sports)
Running races
Young men
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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