32 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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Bobby KERR - circa 1908 photo. Athlete Died May 12, 1963 [Irish Canadian sprinter, he won the gold medal in the 200 metres and the bronze medal in the 100 metres at the 1908 Summer Olympics.
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OLYMPIC GAMES Historical The chosen few who. will represent Canadian athletic prowess at the Olympic Games left Toronto yesterday afternoon on the first leg of their journey eastward. The pictures above show, at the upper left. Dorothy Prior (centre) of aquatic fame, with her sponsor. "Teddy" Oke (left), and her trainer. Alex. Duff (right). Below, members of the ladies' team are shown waving their responses to the crowd as the train pulled out. From left to right, they are: Myrtle Cook. Jean Thompson. Ethel Smith. Florence Bell. Ethel Catherwood. Fannie Rosenfeld,. Miss A. E. M. Parkes (chaperone), and Dorothy Prior. At the upper right is a scene as the train left the station, with the girls and sport enthusiasts present waving to one another.
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26955 ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO FROM NEW YORK GERMANY'S LEADING LADY PROBABLY THE MOST POWERFUL WOMAN IN HITLER--RULED GERMANY IS HIS PRETTY FRIEND, LENI RIEFENSTAHL, ACTRESS, DIRECTOR, SCENARIST AS WELL AS THE CZARINA OF NAZI MOVIEDOM, HERE SHE IS SHOWN AT THE "SOUND-MIXER", PREPARING THE SUPER-COLOSSAL TALKIE OF THE BERLIN OLYMPICS, WHICH TOOK TWO YEARS IN EDITING. A TOTAL OF 1,700,000 FEET OF FILM WERE SHOT AT A COST WHICH IS A STATE SECRET. LENI WAS COMMISSIONED TO PUT IT TOGETHER. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO ZT 1040A 3-10-38 WABC LIST DU
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Through she hasn't received her private pilot's license yet, Barbara Ann Scott, [ladies world champion] centre of an Olympic Games controversy, had done enough flying to know what it was all about when she sat in the co-polot's seat of The Globe and Mail plane yesterday. with her is pilot Bill poag.
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New Canadian ladies' figure-skating champion and Olympic contender Marlene Smith of Niagara Falls floats high above the ice in graceful split jump, one of .the features of her free-skating demonstration in national finals at Oshawa. It was given top marks by judges. Marlene is an all-round athlete and seems to need little practise
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