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Performers on Stage at 20th Annual Olympic Club Track & Field Meet at San Quentin Prison

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Stamped on verso: "20th Annual Olympic Club Track & Field Meet at San Quentin prison, c. 1920." Shows stage, performers posing. Annual event sponsored by the Olympic Club of San Francisco. Prison inmates held a field and track day. 1933 was 20th and consisted of some 29 atheletic events, stunts, chorus girls and vaudeville acts performed by prisoners. Was sponsored by Frank G. O'Kane of the Olympic Club. Some 5000 inmates attended.

Item Information:

Identifier
vd66vz89n
Collection
Prison Photographs
Institution
California State Library
Date Created
1933
Dates Covered
circa 1920
1933
Genre
Photographs
Places
California > Marin County > San Quentin State Prison
Topic(s)
African-americans
Crossdressing
Musicians
Prisoners
Prisons
Vaudeville
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
Black and White; 5 x 7 in.
Language
English
Related URL
https://calisphere.org/item/09ca8ad0881621f1b13a8093e4b6d9af/
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