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Title
Figure skater Peggy Fleming
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1964
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989.
Born in San Jose, Peggy Fleming moved with her family to Pasadena in the early 1960s. Skating in costumes designed and hand-sewn by her mother, Fleming became known for her elegant lines and graceful movements. After finishing sixth in the 1964 Olympics, she came back to win at the 1968 Olympics--the only American gold medallist at the Grenoble Games.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00048840
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Fleming, Peggy
CARL0000052876
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17308
Subject
Fleming, Peggy Gale
Skaters--United States
Ice skating
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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