Baseball Throw—(Brigham Young University) Olympic Tryouts 1932
Vera H. Conder was the first Utah woman to try out for the U.S. Olympic track team. She autographed this 1932 Tom Paprocki cartoon.
Javelin—(Pennsylvania) AAU champion 1954-56; 1955 Pan American Games: Javelin — Gold Medal; Olympic Games: Javelin — 8th place; 1960 Olympic Games: Javelin — 13th place [American record javelin throw 1955, 1956, 1960 (2)]
Karen Anderson Oldham autographed this 1955 Tom Paprocki cartoon in December 2009. She is married to former Navy halfback Ned Oldham (1955-57) who also signed a cartoon, but with a shaky hand because of his Parkinson's Disease.
1936 Olympic Games: 100 meters — Gold Medal, 4x100 meter relay — Gold Medal, A.P Athlete of the Year 1936 [U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975, National Women's Hall of Fame, International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame 1983]
He [Hitler] gets ahold of my fanny and he begins to squeeze and pinch and hug me up. . . . So after he gave me the once-over and a full massage, he asked me if I'd like to spend the weekend in Berchtesgaden.
This 1936 Jack Sords cartoon is one of two in my collection autographed by Helen Stephens. The other is a 1935 Art Krenz cartoon.