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    Group of Summer Olympics Related Items (3). Includes:

    Xth Olympiad Achievement Broadside
    18" x 12"
    Los Angeles, California; 1932

    Published by Foster Photo Play Company. Featuring images of broad jumpers Edward Gordon and Silvio Cator, relay runners Miss Louise Stokes and Miss Tydie Pickett, heavyweight champion boxer Santiago A. Lovell, high jumper Cornelius Johnson, and track runners Andre Theard and Phil Edwards. There are also images of "Buddies" Ralph Metcalfe and Eddie Tolan, and the "100 Meter Sensational Finish".

    Two Bounders Photograph
    7.25" x 9.25"
    No place; July 14, 1936

    An official photograph of Olympians Cornelius Johnson (left) and David Albritton (right). The caption details that the two men are expected to compete at the Berlin Olympics. Stamped on verso, "Associated Press 'Wirephoto'".

    Ed Tolan Photograph
    6.5" x 8.5"
    Evanston, Illinois; June 8, 1929

    A portrait of Ed Tolan wearing his University of Michigan sweatshirt. Stamped on verso "Acme NewsPictures". Tolan had set the new world record for the 100-yard dash at the Western Conference track championship meet.

    Condition: The broadside has dampstaining at the top left edge, with a small tear at the top center and an uneven left vertical edge. The two photographs have light edge wear and soiling. The image of the two bounders has a tear and some paper loss at the lower right side.


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