Boston Traveler, Saturday, July 7, 1928
Flower of Country's
Fight for Holland
SPILLS AND THRILLS AS THE COUNTRY'S BEST BATTLED
FOR THAT TRIP TO AMSTERDAM
These pictures snapped in the stadium, show the outstanding events and
performers in the first day of competition. At the upper left, an alert
photographer snapped the competition in the second heat of the steeplechase, at
the water jump. The Iowa State (...?) failed to place. Lower left
(insert), is Arthur W. Sager of Bates and the B. A. A. who leads
the javelin field with a throw of 200' 3".
Frank Wykoff, the Glendale high school wonder, who won the
100-meters, is the attraction in the center. In the upper photo he is
getting out of his holes with the other starters. He is on the extreme
left, with Roland Locke beside him. Folwell Scull
is next, and Chet Bowman second from the pole. The
finish of a great day's work by the Glendale Glider is shown at the bottom.
Jackson Scholz extreme left. Next comes "Hank" Russell
of Cornell (third), with Claude Bracey (fourth), half hidden by
Wykoff (with the G on his shirt). Then comes Bob
McAllister (second), and at the extreme right Jimmy Quinn.
The thrilling third (...? -- 800 Meters) is at the upper right.
Virgil Gist, University of Chicago (left) was second, with Ray
Watson of the Illinois A. C. first. Second from the right is
John F. Sittig of the Chicago A. A., who tied with Russell
Chapman of the B. A. A. for third place. Chapman is
on the inside (...?). Edward Hamm, of Georgia Tech who leads
the field in the running broad jump is at the bottom right insert.
Hamm's jump measured 25' 2 ⅝".
How Stadium Looked as One of Greatest Track
Meets in History Progress
Harvard Stadium - Massachusetts, 1928 Olympic Finals