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Otis Davis, 1960
Otis Davis, 1960
Item TitleOtis Davis, 1960
DescriptionBlack and white photo of American Olympian and former University of Oregon athlete Otis Davis nearing the finish in first place in the men's 4 x 400 meter relay at the 1960 Olympics in Rome. The American team won the gold medal in the event.
Collection titleBill Bowerman papers, 1932-1999
Collection IdentifierPH339
Box Number2 of 2
Notes on BackWide World Photo. Olympic. Otis Davis of U.S.A. finishes first in final of men's 4x400 metres relay followed by C. Kaufmann of Germany in second place. At left, Britain's John Wrighton rests still winded after his effort in the third leg of the relay. 9/16/60.
PhotographerWide World Photo
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Date of Photo1960-09-16
Exhibition ThemeTrack & Field
PeopleDavis, Otis C.
LC SubjectTrack and field athletes
African American athletes
Relay racing
Running races
Runners (Sports)
TGM SubjectAthletes
Running races
Runners (Sports)
Relay racing
Corporate NamesOlympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)
PlaceRome, Italy
Time period1960-1969
GenreOutdoor action 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 Dimensions9 X 7 inches
Source Formatblack and white print
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Color Space8 bit -- RGB -- sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture Date2007-08-28
Capture MethodScanned in reflective mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on Epson 10000XL. Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 14 - 1.00 - 221 prior to capture
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, and adjust midtone contrast. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profile from Gray Gamma 2.2 to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the larger pixel dimension to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
Additonal Digital Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- .tif -- 16 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- X pixels -- 1200 dpi -- bytes //
Production tiff -- .tif -- 16 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- X pixels -- 1200 dpi -- bytes //
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries. UO Athletics.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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