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1956 Press Photo Jim Bailey & girlfriend Janet Somers back to campus after race

AdID: 3048364

Availability: In stock

Part Number: mjs01215

Height: 7.5

Width: 10


This is an original press photo. The most popular guy in Eugene, Ore., Sunday night was Jim Bailey, University of Oregon miler from Australia, who upset world record holder John Landy, also of Australia, in a special race in Los Angeles Saturday, His girl friend, Janet Somers, was among the cheering thousands who welcomed Bailey back to the campus after his American record effort of 3 minutes 58.6 seconds. Landy was timed in 3:58.7.Photo measures 10 x 7.5inches. Photo is dated 5-7-1956.