Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Olympics, Summer [August 2008]

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Summer
Olympics

 

Jess Owens. (1936). from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004672056/

Starting Guides

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Dates and Locations

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Reference Guide

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Wise Guide

 

 

 

1904

1904 Olympic Games trophy

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Archie Hahn- Track

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Leroy Samse- Pole Vaulting

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Ralph Rose- Hammer Throw

 

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Ralph Rose - Shot-putting

 

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Tug- of- War

 

1908

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Olympic Athlete's Reception, Marathon trophy, New York

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Olympic Athletes Reception, crowd singing "Star Spangled Banner"oustide City Hall, New York

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Maj. J. G. Ritchie, Olympic Tennis Champion

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Olympic Athlete's Reception, auto arrival at flag be-decked City Hall, New York

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President Theodore Roosevelt standing with memebers of the U.S. Olympic team

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Olympic Athletes reception, crowd in the center of which McGowan is presenting medals, New York

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London, 1908

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Olympic Athletes reception, Insp. Schmittberger mounted, followed by other mounted policemen, before City Hall, New York

 

1912

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Race

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Prince William - Crown Prince, King Sweden

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Army Rifle Shooting

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Opening Day, Stockholm

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100 Meter Swim

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Stamp

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Olympic Athletes

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Olympic Athletes

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Crown Prince Sweden and English football players

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Swimmers

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Athletes coming onto field

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American Olympic team

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Pat McDonald

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Ralph Craig

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Ralph Rose, Pat McDonald, Matt Grath, Jones, Kaiatt [i.e. Kiviat

 

1928

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Duke Kahanamoku - Swimmer

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F. Morgan Taylor - Hurdles

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Miss Catherwood - High Jump

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400 meter relay

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100 meter dash finals

 

1932

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General view of Los Angeles Olympic Staduim, July 30,1932, opening day of the Games of the Xth Olympiad

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Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias- Hurdles

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All Nation's Rowing Teams

 

1936

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Walter White to Jesse Owens, December 4, 1935

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Jesse Owens with Lutz Long- Broad jumping Event

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Opening Ceremonies

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Adolf Hitler - Saluting

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Italy-Austria championship soccer game

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3a20000/3a28000/3a28400/3a28453_150px.jpg

Jesse Owens

 

1948

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Alice Coachman- High Jump

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Alice Coachman- High Jump; after winning

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Micheline Ostermeyer

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Photo finish of the 100-meter dash

 

1960

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Boxing Competitions in Palazzo dello Sport

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Basketball game between Japanese and Soviets

 

1964

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Billy Mills crossing finish line of 10,000 meter race

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Tokyo

 

1980

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Poster

 

1984

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Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games

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Poster

 

Other

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The Olympics where men & women of all nations engage in peaceful competition - Olympics 1976

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The Stadium in Athens

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Trials for Oriental Olympic Games

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Poster showing John Carlos and Tommie Smith raising their black, gloved fists in protest after receiving their Olympic medals

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The Old Olympic Games- 1896

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The Revival Of The Olympic Games- 1896

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The Olympic Games of 1896