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Boyd Brown
Boyd Brown
Item TitleBoyd Brown
DescriptionBlack and white photo taken between 1939 and 1942 at Hayward Field, of University of Oregon javelin thrower and four-time AAU national champion Boyd Brown demonstrating his form and grip, using his index and middle fingers because he lacked a thumb.
Collection titleUniversity Photographic Collection
Collection IdentifierUA_REF_3
Folder NameTrack and Field-Mens, 1940s
Box Number21_E
Notes on BackBoyd Brown-Javelin: 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942- won AAU championship; 1939, 1940 won PCC championship; He lacked a thumb and Bill Hayward taught him to throw using his index and middle fingers
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Exhibition ThemeTrack & Field
PeopleBrown, Boyd
LC SubjectTrack and field athletes
Javelin throwing
TGM SubjectTrack athletics
Javelin throwing
PlaceEugene, Oregon
Hayward Field (Eugene, Or.)
Time period1930-1939
Genreoutdoor posed photograph
Rights(c) University of Oregon. Items in this collection are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License ( ). Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is required.
Those items created by individuals or entities outside of the University of Oregon may be subject to copyright restrictions by the creators or their assigns.
Source Dimensions8x10
Source Formatblack and white print
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Image (File) Size414.878 KB
Image Width875
Image Height679
Color Space8 bit -- RGB -- sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture Date8.30.2006
Capture MethodScanned in reflective mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner F). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 39 1.00 - 232 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Other NumbersTR186
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries. UO Athletics.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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