1956 U.S. Olympic Track Team exhibition meet program
23-page program for an exhibition track meet held at the University of Oregon on September 3, 1956. This was the first U.S. Track Team Exhibition Meet. The meet drew participants from around the globe. Eight world record holders, including Charlie Dumas (high jump) and Franklin Held (javelin), participated in the meet. Of the 36 U.S. Olympic team members scheduled to take part in the meet, only 29 competed. Other entrants included collegiate stars and international athletes, many of whom were Olympians.
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