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Track And Field Collection

"Legends of the Track: Celebrating the Triumphs and Tenacity Athletes" Wilma Rudolph, an American track and field athlete, crosses the finish line in Rome, 1960

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Steve Ovett GBR athlete celebrates after winning gold medal in 800 metres in the Grand

Steve Ovett GBR athlete celebrates after winning gold medal in 800 metres in the Grand Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium at the Moscow Olympics 27th July 1980

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: WILMA RUDOLPH (1940-1994). American track and field athlete. Crossing the finish line to win

WILMA RUDOLPH (1940-1994). American track and field athlete. Crossing the finish line to win the 400-meter relay for the United States at the Summer Olympic Games in Rome, Italy, 8 September 1960

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Athletes Frank Wykoff, Paul Hanni, Ralph Metcalfe and Jesse Owens, Berlin Olympics, 1936

Athletes Frank Wykoff, Paul Hanni, Ralph Metcalfe and Jesse Owens, Berlin Olympics, 1936. Americans Owens, Metcalfe and Wykoff finished first

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: OLYMPIC GAMES, 1948. Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands (right) and Maureen Gardner (left)

OLYMPIC GAMES, 1948. Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands (right) and Maureen Gardner (left) of England finishing the 80 meter hurdle event at Wembley Stadium, London, England, 4 August 1948

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Cricket bowling poses (litho)

Cricket bowling poses (litho)
7201194 Cricket bowling poses (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cricket bowling poses)

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Middle distance runner Steve Ovett celebrates after winning a gold medal in the Men

Middle distance runner Steve Ovett celebrates after winning a gold medal in the Mens 800 metres event final at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 26th July 1980

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Dorando Pietri finishing the first modern Olympic marathon, London, 1908

Dorando Pietri finishing the first modern Olympic marathon, London, 1908. The marathon at the London Olympics of 1908 was run in ususually hot conditions

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Athlete, 20 years, jumping hurdles, Winterbach, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Athlete, 20 years, jumping hurdles, Winterbach, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Jesse Owens at the start of the 200 metres at the Berlin Olympic Games, 1936

Jesse Owens at the start of the 200 metres at the Berlin Olympic Games, 1936. Owens setting off on the way to one of his four gold medals at the 1936 games

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Bannister On Bike

Bannister On Bike
14th July 1951: British athlete Roger Bannister cycling through Oxford. He later became the first athlete to run a mile in less than 4 minutes

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: High jump JLP01_08_046949

High jump JLP01_08_046949
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A man performing a high jump during a sports day at Laings Elstree Sports Club

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Send off of Olympic Athletes, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Send off of Olympic Athletes, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Send off of Olympic Athletes, 1912. 5th Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Ralph Craig, (1912?). Creator: Bain News Service

Ralph Craig, (1912?). Creator: Bain News Service
Ralph Craig, (1912?). Shows Ralph Craig (1889-1972), a University of Michigan graduate who won two gold medals as a sprinter in the 1912 summer Olympics in Stockholm.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Loyce (?), between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Loyce (?), between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Loyce (?), between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Lewis Tewanima, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Lewis Tewanima, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Lewis Tewanima, 1911. Shows Hopi American long distance runner and Olympic medal winner Louis Tewanima (1888-1969) after winning a marathon in New York City, May 6, 1911.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Tewanima (winner), Arquette (came in 5th), 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Tewanima (winner), Arquette (came in 5th), 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Tewanima (winner), Arquette (came in 5th), 1911. Shows Hopi American long distance runner and Olympic medal winner Louis Tewanima (1888-1969) and Mitchell Arquette

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Gillis, hammer, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Gillis, hammer, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Gillis, hammer, 1912. Shows Duncan Gillis (1883-1965), a Canadian athlete who competed in the Hammer throw in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm Sweden.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: J.J. Eller wins 120 yd. Hurdle 1911, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

J.J. Eller wins 120 yd. Hurdle 1911, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
J.J. Eller wins 120 yd. Hurdle 1911, 1911. Shows John Jacob ("Jack"or J.J.) Eller, Jr. (1883-1967), an American track and field athlete competing in the 120 yard hurdle race, held Sept

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Elphinstone Winning Washington marathon, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Elphinstone Winning Washington marathon, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Elphinstone Winning Washington marathon, 1911. Shows H.E. Elphinstone in marathon on Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. Building on left is the Russell Senate Office Building.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: J. Ira Courtney, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

J. Ira Courtney, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
J. Ira Courtney, between c1910 and c1915. Shows John Ira Courtney (1889-1968), a member of the American track and field team at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Leland Scott, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Leland Scott, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Leland Scott, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Stanford University pole vaulter Leland Stanford Scott.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Tell S. Berna, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Tell S. Berna, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Tell S. Berna, between c1910 and c1915. Shows American athlete Tell Schirnding Berna (1891-1975) of Cornell University who competed in the 1912 Olympics.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: C.C. Childs, Simon Gillis, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

C.C. Childs, Simon Gillis, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
C.C. Childs, Simon Gillis, between c1910 and c1915. Shows C.C. Childs (1884-1960), American athlete and bronze medal winner in hammer throw at the 1912 Olympics and Simon Peter Gillis (1880-1964)

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Olympic athletes arrive. Thos. H. Lilley, Andrew Sockalexis, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Olympic athletes arrive. Thos. H. Lilley, Andrew Sockalexis, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Olympic athletes arrive. Thos. H. Lilley, Andrew Sockalexis, 1912. Shows Thomas H. Lilley (1887-1954) and Andrew Sockalexis (1891-1919)

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Gaston Strobino, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Gaston Strobino, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Gaston Strobino, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Gaston M. Strobino (1891-1968), a Swiss-born American athlete who won the bronze medal in the marathon event at the 1912 Olympics.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Platt Adams, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Platt Adams, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Platt Adams, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Olympic track and field athlete Platt Adams participating in a javelin throw event.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Peter C. Gerhardt, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Peter C. Gerhardt, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Peter C. Gerhardt, between c1910 and c1915. Shows track and field athlete Peter Clarence Gerhardt (b. 1877).

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: John L. Reynolds, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

John L. Reynolds, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
John L. Reynolds, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: 110 metre race - Olympic Games - 1912, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

110 metre race - Olympic Games - 1912, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
110 metre race - Olympic Games - 1912, 1912. Related to the 5th Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Kolehmainen, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Kolehmainen, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Kolehmainen, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Finnish long-distance runner Juho Pietari "Hannes" Kolehmainen (1889-1966).

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Public school athletic league - Central Park, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Public school athletic league - Central Park, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Public school athletic league - Central Park, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Public Schools Athletic League, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Public Schools Athletic League, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Public Schools Athletic League, between c1910 and c1915. Shows a crowd of girls waving handkerchiefs and smiling; possibly cheering.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Ralph Rose, Pat McDonald, Matt Grath, Jones, Kaviatt [i.e., Kiviat], 1912

Ralph Rose, Pat McDonald, Matt Grath, Jones, Kaviatt [i.e., Kiviat], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Ralph Rose, Pat McDonald, Matt Grath, Jones, Kaviatt [i.e., Kiviat], 1912. Shows members of the American track and field team at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm including Ralph Waldo Rose

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Harry Smith, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Harry Smith, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Harry Smith, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:...the Highland Games, 1865

The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:...the Highland Games, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon: diversions of the camp - the Highland Games, 1865. View of '...the Highland games of the London Scottish corps...which afforded so much

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Athletic sports by the Westminster scholars in their playground:..the hurdle race, 1864

Athletic sports by the Westminster scholars in their playground:..the hurdle race, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Athletic sports by the Westminster scholars in their playground, Vincent-square, [London]: the hurdle race, 1864. The public exhibition of these performances...proved sufficiently interesting to

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Military Athletic Sports at Lillie-Bridge, West Brompton, 1876. Creator: C.R

Military Athletic Sports at Lillie-Bridge, West Brompton, 1876. Creator: C.R
Military Athletic Sports at Lillie-Bridge, West Brompton, [London], 1876. The most interesting performances were those of horsemen wielding the lance or the sword, tilting at rings or at tent-pegs

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: LaSell (i.e. Lasell) Gymnasium, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. between 1900 and 1906

LaSell (i.e. Lasell) Gymnasium, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown
LaSell (i.e. Lasell) Gymnasium, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. between 1900 and 1906

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: New York Athletic Club, New York, c1901. Creator: Unknown

New York Athletic Club, New York, c1901. Creator: Unknown
New York Athletic Club, New York, c1901

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: U of P, c1908. Creator: Edward Penfield

U of P, c1908. Creator: Edward Penfield
U of P, c1908. [Publisher: Harper Publications; Place: New York]

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Cornell, c1908. Creator: Edward Penfield

Cornell, c1908. Creator: Edward Penfield
Cornell, c1908. [Publisher: Harper Publications; Place: New York]

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Cornell, c1908. Creator: Edward Penfield

Cornell, c1908. Creator: Edward Penfield
Cornell, c1908. [Publisher: Harper Publications; Place: New York]

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Richard Manks, the Pedestrian, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Richard Manks, the Pedestrian, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Richard Manks, the Pedestrian, 1850. Pedestrian Feat of 1000 miles in 1000 Hours. This unparalleled feat has just been accomplished by Richard Manks

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Athletic Games at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Running High Jump, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Athletic Games at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Running High Jump, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Athletic Games at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich [in south London] - Running High Jump, 1850....the Gentlemen Cadets at Woolwich amused themselves and a large party of their friends

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: The Scottish Fete, in Lord Holland's Park, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Scottish Fete, in Lord Holland's Park, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Scottish Fete, in Lord Holland's Park, [Notting Hill, London], 1850. The object of this undertaking was to afford encouragement to those who desire to uphold the sports

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Sequence of male athlete running from starting line

Sequence of male athlete running from starting line
athlete, start, vitality, running, sprinter, runner, one person, 20-24 years, one man only, man, only young adults, young adult, adults only, adult, only men, only young men, one young man only

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Franz Miller firing starter pistol, 1928. Creator: Unknown

Franz Miller firing starter pistol, 1928. Creator: Unknown
Franz Miller firing starter pistol, 1928. Official at the 1928 Summer Olympics, held in Amsterdam. From " Die Welt in Bildern", (The World in Pictures), cigarette card album, c1928

Background imageTrack And Field Collection: Volunteer games at Liverpool, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Volunteer games at Liverpool, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Volunteer games at Liverpool, 1862. A grand Festival...[was held] by the Liverpool Athletic Club at the Mount Vernon Parade-ground, on which occasion the champion's gold enamel medal




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"Legends of the Track: Celebrating the Triumphs and Tenacity Athletes" Wilma Rudolph, an American track and field athlete, crosses the finish line in Rome, 1960, winning gold for the United States in the 400-meter relay at the Summer Olympic Games. In a historic moment at the Berlin Olympics in 1936, athletes Frank Wykoff, Paul Hanni, Ralph Metcalfe, and Jesse Owens showcase their incredible speed on the track. Bannister On Bike - a snapshot capturing Sir Roger Bannister's remarkable achievements as he breaks barriers both on foot and wheels. The Olympic Games of 1948 witness Fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands and Maureen Gardner from England competing fiercely in an intense battle during the 80 meter hurdle event at Wembley Stadium. A young German athlete gracefully jumps hurdles with precision and determination amidst picturesque Winterbach scenery. Jesse Owens takes his position at the start line for the highly anticipated 200 meters race during his iconic performance at Berlin Olympic Games in 1936. Wilma Rudolph shines brightly once again as she claims victory in Rome's Summer Olympics by winning gold in a thrilling display of speed during her dominant run in the 100 meter dash. Captured mid-air with perfect form, an athlete showcases their high jump skills that defy gravity itself. The intensity is palpable as athletes sprint towards glory during an exhilarating athletics race filled with passion and fierce competition. From start to finish line - a captivating sequence captures a male athlete's journey through sheer determination as he runs towards greatness on track. The Intrepid Pole Vaulter defies limits as they soar above heights unimaginable to most individuals – truly embodying courage and athleticism.