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[Hironshin Furuhashi's world record trophy and swim trunks at the Helms Foundation, Culver City, February 10, 1950]

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[Hironshin Furuhashi's world record trophy and swim trunks at the Helms Foundation, Culver City, February 10, 1950]
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Culver City, Calif., February 10, 1950

(96.267.12)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

4 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

Various images of Helms world trophy, which includes Hironshin Furuhashi's 1500 meter world record at the U.S.-Japan swim meet at the Los Angeles swim stadium in California, and a Caucasian man, Bill Schroeder of the Helms Foundation displaying the Furuhashi's medal and swim trunks at the Helms Foundation in Culver City, California, February 10, 1950. The trophy is extremely tall, as tall as a man, sitting on a three-tiered dias with a marble base, metal columns and plates on which names of world record holders are listed, and topped by a globe supported by linked ring, "Helms World Trophy."

Inscription
Written on original negative envelope: Helms Foundation -- Furuhashi's Trophy & Trunk -- No Negs.

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