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Jim Thorpe wins 1912 Olympic decathlon...



Item # 676928

July 15, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912 

* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon
* Carlisle Indian School star athlete


The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 16 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Category: 1870-1879