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1956 U.S. Olympic Track Team exhibition meet program
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Item Title1956 U.S. Olympic Track Team exhibition meet program
Description23-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.
Collection titleSports Information and Media Guides
Collection IdentifierUA_REF_5
Folder Name14
Box Number11
IdentifierUA Ref 5 Sports and Media Guides Box 11, folder 14, #4
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Date of Original1956-09-03
Exhibition ThemeTrack & Field
LC SubjectTrack and field
Track and field athletes
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
TGM SubjectTrack athletics
PlaceEugene, Oregon
Hayward Field (Eugene, Or.)
Time period1950-1959
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 Formatblack and white document
Number of pages23
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Additional Physical Formats Held by UOPrint version available
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries. UO Athletics.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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