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Title
Bill Miller and Bobby Pearce, 1932 Olympics
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated August 15, 1932 reads, "This picture gives you an idea of how much energy the oarsmen spend during a grueling race. Although exhausted, they still remain fine sportsmen and this shows (Bill) Miller extending congratulations to (Bobby) Pearce, who had defeated him a few minutes earlier in the single sculls championship. These two oarsmen are the greatest among the amateurs of the world. Pearce holds the world's title and has been Olympic champion twice, while Miller is the champion of the United States." The rowing events of the 1932 Olympics took place at the Long Beach Marine Stadium.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00098653
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2280
CARL0005073109
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33720
Subject
Miller, William G
Pearce, Henry Robert
Long Beach Marine Stadium (Long Beach, Calif.)
Olympic Games--(10th :--1932 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympics
Olympic athletes--United States
Rowers--United States
Rowers--Australia
Rowing--California--Long Beach
Stadiums--California--Long Beach
Spectators--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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