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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: Bill CROTHERS Sprinter Bill Crothers of East York hits finish line in record time for 800-yard run. Crothers clocked 1:49.0, 0.6 seconds better than record held by Ergas Leps of Toronto. Leps was sixth yesterday. Trailing Crothers are Siq Ohleman (32) and Don Bertaio (33) both from Vancouver. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: Bill CROTHERS Sprinter Bill Crothers of East York hits finish line in record time for 800-yard run. Crothers clocked 1:49.0, 0.6 seconds better than record held by Ergas Leps of Toronto. Leps was sixth yesterday. Trailing Crothers are Siq Ohleman (32) and Don Bertaio (33) both from Vancouver.August 6, 1962,BORIS SPREMO transparent
DATED
August 6, 1962
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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Bill CROTHERS Sprinter Bill Crothers of East York hits finish line in record time for 800-yard run. Crothers clocked 1:49.0, 0.6 seconds better than record held by Ergas Leps of Toronto. Leps was sixth yesterday. Trailing Crothers are Siq Ohleman (32) and Don Bertaio (33) both from Vancouver.
BORIS SPREMO / The Globe and Mail
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