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UT Track & Field shots; Greg Bell

Description: Man shaking hands with Greg Bell. Standing to the right is Bob Gutowski. This photo shows 1956 Olympic Long Jump champion Greg Bell being congratulated after his NCAA win in Austin on June 14, 1957 (where he produced the then second longest jump ever - 26'7"). To the right (standing) is Bob Gutowski, 5th in the event. Next day Gutowski broke the World record in the pole vault with 15'9 3/4." Other athletes and track stands in background.
Date: June 14, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

UT Track & Field shots; "multicultural"

Description: 2 men wearing track uniforms - California and U.S.A. - 1 man wearing street clothes. Night shot. The athlete on the left is Leamon King and the athlete on the right is Ira Murchison. This was taken at the NCAA championships in Austin.
Date: June 14, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Athlete at a track meet]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing shorts and a sweatshirt. A group of people, many wearing military-style uniforms stand in the background. A three-story brick building is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Runners crossing the finish line]

Description: Photograph of the conclusion of a footrace. A young man in a team uniform is about to cross the finish line, marked by a string across the track. Another young man is close behind him, and other runners are visible further behind. Spectators line both sides of the track, and a man, possible a race official, observes from on the running surface. The race is probably taking place on the West Texas State Teachers College campus.
Date: unknown
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[A Sporting Event]

Description: A group of people watching a pole-vaulting event is shown here. A vaulter goes over a crossbar set at approximately 10 feet in this picture. The covered area in the background is the Dance Pavilion at Elmhurst Park (also the site of the Palo Pinto County Fair at this early date). Two ladies, with their backs to the camera, at the rear of the crowd wear ladies' basketball uniforms of the day. The horse and buggy were a standard mode of transportation at this time--about 1910.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Washington Park Aerial View]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view looking down on Washington Park in El Paso, Texas. There are bleachers near a fenced-in running track, with many buildings surrounding the track. A large field is in the upper half of the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

College Track Athletes

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of track athletes from Simmons College in Abilene, Texas. Each picture is of one player in uniform, standing in a field with trees in the background. The man in the first picture is wearing a dark shirt and shorts, and the man in the second picture is wearing a dark shirt and light shorts.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Interview with Billy Olson, 1985

Description: Interview with Billy Olson, a pole vaulter and native of Abilene. In the interview, Olson discusses his background and experiences as an international athlete.
Date: 1985
Creator: Olson, Billy & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[The Hennen Family Films, No. 33 - Track and Field]

Description: This home movie footage documents the daily lives and activities of the Hennen family and includes footage of a track and field meet, family members posing with an unidentified government building, an outdoor family gathering, and what appears to be the Tyler, Texas Rose Garden.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Partner: UNT Media Library

[A Discus Throw at Elmhurst Park]

Description: This photograph appears to be of a discus-throwing competition at Elmhurst Park. ("Elmhurst Park" is written on the back of the photograph.) A gentleman on the right, leaning on the fence, appears to be holding a tape measure. Please note the spectators on the roof of the building in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Photograph of Track Team]

Description: Group photograph of the 1913 Academy Track Team at Simmons College in Abilene, Texas. The frame is stamped with "Our Baby's Picture," "Name," and "Born." Handwritten note on the front of the photo reads, “JE Burnam Graduated from Simmons College in 1913.”
Date: 1913
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pole Vaulters

Description: Copy negative of three members of the United States Marine Corps pole vaulting team on a field with buildings in the background. The man on the left is Bob Seagreen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library