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An Alpha Index of Star Athletes found within the FrankWykoff.com website. The Letter "C" includes athletes and others whose last name begins with the letter "C" --

 

 

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CALIFORNIA:

1.  Berkley:

  a)  Dedication race of California's New Quarter-Million Dollar Stadium

       in Berkeley. (1932)

 

3.  Los Angeles - OLYMPICS - 1932:

 c)  Frank Wykoff  & the  400 Meter Relay team brings in the  GOLD

        for USA

  d)  "That Damn Shovel" - Newspaper - Wykoff at Finish line

        -- 1932 Olympics

 

4.  Modesto:

   a)  1927 - Frank Wykoff and Glendale High School wins the California State

        Track & Field Championship.

 

5.  San Francisco:

 

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CALLAHAN, Earl (two miler - 1931)

1.Reprinted article by Braven Dyer  of the Los Angeles Times entitled: "Two World Records that Generate Thrills" concerning a USC vs. Stanford track race on May 17, 1931 includes the accomplished results of competitors:  Aebersold, Dick Barber,  Berry,  Brugman, Earl Callahan, Kenneth Churchill,  Crawford, Hector Dyer, Ben Eastman,  Vic Fitzmaurice, Gardner,  Bill Graber, Al Hables, Les Hables, Bob Hall, Cliff Halstead,  Bill McGeagh, Milton Mauer, Ted Meredith,    Spud Mossman,  Nesbit, Ernie Payne,   Ches Unruh, Frank Wykoff, and Vic Williams.  Also mentioned were: Coach Dean Cromwell,  Charles William Paddock and Coach Dink Templeton. (added 9-22-04)

 

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CANADA:             

 1. VANCOUVER:

    a)  7-13-29 -  Vancouver -- most controversial 100 yard dash

         in Wykoff's athletic history

    b)  7-13-29 -  Vancouver Track Meet - 220 yd race  -

         Tolan wins 1st - Wykoff - 2nd

 

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CAREY, L. H. (aka "The Master" and "Demand" 1893)

1.  Three time National and Intercollegiate Champion.  Frank Wykoff received a photo of L. H. Carey along with his written accomplishments as a sprinter

 

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CARICATURES:

        1.  Page of caricatures created about Frank C. Wykoff

        2. Caricature of  USA Athletes  - Sports Cartoonist Mullin

            Predicts 1936 Olympic Winners 

 

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CARPENTER, Ken (USC Discus - Olympic Champion - Gold):

1. The Greenway Field Day track meet in Phoenix, Arizona -- April, 1936.  Newspaper photographs include:  Frank Wykoff - 100-yard dash;  Roy Staley, high hurdles; Kenneth Carpenter, discus;  Bud Deacon, pole vault;  Jack Rand, pole vault;  Harold Smallwood, 440-yard dash;  Swede Hanson, shot-put; and Charles (Chuck) Soper, Javelin. (added 9-14-04)

 

2. Frederick Graham's Column -- Olympic Financial Woes - 1936 (added 2-13-04)

 

3.  Newspaper Photo: Ken Carpenter - Record Discus - 1936.

 

4. Kenneth Carpenter's newspaper photo is featured in:  "Blazing Desire = Golden Moments." -- Olympic Gold  1936 (added 1-10-04)

 

5. Victorious Athletes 1936 Olympics (2-11-04)

 

6.  1936 Olympic Oak Tree Found at U. S. C. Photo of the tree as it stand high today and photo of the plaque at the foot of the tree dedicated to Olympic Champion, Ken Carpenter, for presenting his 1936 Olympic Oak Tree to U. S. C. upon his return from Berlin

 

 

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CARPINTERIA, CA:

 1.   Frank Wykoff retires his Lucky spikes after winning 3rd  Olympic Gold

       Medal - 1936  

 2.  Carpinteria Union Elementary School 1940  (added 4-21-04)

 

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CARR, Bill (Penn State - 1600 Meter Relay - 1932)

1.  Bill Carr wins Gold - 1932 Olympics - August 5 - photo

 

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CARTER, Nick (track & field):            

1.  Photograph of Carter with Olympic Athletes aboard SS Roosevelt (1928) 

 

2.   Southern California Track Stars that made the 1928 Olympic Team

 

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CASEY, Levi (Track & Field/ triple jump):           

1.  Photograph  of Casey with Olympic Athletes  aboard SS Roosevelt (1928). 

 

2. Placement results in the 1928 Olympics tally of winners.

 

3. Levi Casey,  is one of the athletes that made the  Southern California Track Stars that made the 1928 Olympic Team --

 

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CAULDER, Bruce & Sallie (1929 - Photographer / Denver)

1.  Jeanne McDaniel,  E-mailed autographed photos that her uncle, Bruce Caulder, snapped of  great athletes competing at the 1929  A. A. U. National Track & Field Championships that were held in Denver.    Photographs included: Ticket of the event;  Claude Bracey; Herman Brix; Bruce Caulder;  A. A. U. Denver band; Daniel Ferris - A. A. U. Secretary Treasurer; Eric Krenz; Hugo Leistner; George Martin; Robert Maxwell; Charley Paddock, and Frank Wykoff. (added 9-20-05)

 

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CHAPMAN, Russell (B.A. A. 800M 1928)

1. The "Headlines -- Olympic Finals 1928" . Star Athletes featured (images) were Arthur W. Sager, Frank Wykoff, Roland Locke, Folwell Scull, Hank Russell, Jackson Scholz, Claude Bracey, Chet Bowman, Bob McAllister, Jimmy Quinn, Virgil Gist, Ray Watson, John F. Sittig, Russell Chapman, and Edward Hamm.   (added 2-02-05)

 

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CHICK, Ralph  (A. A. U. Surveyor 1928):

1.   Emerson Spencer, Charles Paddock, Frank Wykoff, Maxwell Stiles,  Juan Figueroa, Col. R. J. Faneuf, Ralph Chick, and Harold Kaiser are mentioned in an article entitled: "Olympic Dash Marks Topped By Stock Car" - Los Angeles Examiner -- Durant-Star, Put Through Its Paces on Coliseum Track by Harold Kaiser, Sets Records in 100M, 200M, and 400M - beating out Human sprint records.   (added 12-12-04)

 

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CHRONOLOGICAL ATHLETIC INDEX:

 

        1927 - F. Wykoff -- a Junior at Glendale High School - Track Meets

 

        1928 - F. Wykoff -- a Senior at Glendale High & AAU Track Meets -

                   Olympic Team - GOLD

 

        1929 - F. Wykoff -- a Freshman at  Glendale Community College -

                   AAU  Track Meets

 

        1930 - F. Wykoff -- a Sophomore at University of Southern California -

                   New World Record

 

        1931  - F. Wykoff  vanquished Percy Williams

     

        1932 - F. Wykoff -- a Senior at University of Southern California -

                   Olympics Team - GOLD

 

        1933 - F. Wykoff - Teacher at Moran School for Boys

                    in Atascadero, CA. (also a coach)

 

        1934 - F. Wykoff - teacher at Carpinteria Elementary School, CA. 

                   Sets another World Record.

 

        1935 - F. Wykoff - Principal at Carpinteria Elementary School, CA

 

        1936 - F. Wykoff - USA Olympic team - GOLD

 

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CHURCHILL, Ken (Javelin - University of California)

1.  Newspaper photographs of Jim Stewart (high jump), Steve Anderson (high hurdles), Ken Churchill (Javelin), Vic Williams (USC Relay), Frank Wykoff (100 Yard dash), and Harlow Rothert (shot-put) named as the Coast's "ALL AMERICANS" ... during a NCAA competition in 1930 at Staggs Field, Chicago. (added 9-12-04)

 

2. Reprinted article by Braven Dyer  of the Los Angeles Times entitled: "Two World Records that Generate Thrills" concerning a USC vs. Stanford track race on May 17, 1931 includes the accomplished results of competitors:  Aebersold, Dick Barber,  Berry,  Brugman, Earl Callahan, Kenneth Churchill,  Crawford, Hector Dyer, Ben Eastman,  Vic Fitzmaurice,  Gardner,  Bill Graber, Al Hables, Les Hables, Bob Hall, Cliff Halstead,  Bill McGeagh, Milton Mauer,  Ted Meredith,    Spud Mossman,  Nesbit, Ernie Payne,   Ches Unruh, Frank Wykoff, and Vic Williams.  Also mentioned were: Coach Dean Cromwell,  Charles William Paddock and Coach Dink Templeton. (added 9-22-04)

 

 

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CLARK, Sabin  (Pole Vault)

1. Sabin Clark (Pole Vault) -  included in the index of 1928  U.S.A. Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. (added 6-11-03)

 

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CLARK, Bob  (1936 Olympics - Decathlon)

1. Victorious Athletes 1936 Olympics (2-11-04)

 

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CLENTZOS, Peter (Olympia 1932 Pole Vault - USC)
1.  Photo Gallery - Parade of Champions - Roland Sink (1948 Olympics); Velma Dunn Ploessel (1936 - Diving - Silver): Ron Morris (1960 - Pole Vault - Silver); Peter Clentzos (1932 Pole Vault); Terrezene Brown (1964 - High Jump); Wilbur "Moose" Thompson (1948 Shot Put - Gold) (added 5-15-05)


2.  Photo Gallery - Peter Clentzos - 1932 Olympian - Pole Vault.
 

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COLISEUM - Los Angeles, California

1.  First lights at Coliseum in Loa Angeles, California where Wykoff vanquished Percy Williams of Canada

 

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COLLIER, John (Hurdles)

1.  John Collier - (110M Hurdles) included in the index of 1928 U.S.A. Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze Winners. (added 6-11-03)

 

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COLORADO:

     1.  Denver

        a) 7-4-29 - AAU Meet - Denver, Colorado

 

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 COMSTOCK, Boyd:  (1929 Jr. Olympics - Celebrity - USC Pole Vault)

1.  Celebrities add excitement to the 1929 Junior Olympics events ... including:  Sig Nylander; Lady Heath; Leslie A. Henry; Boyd Comstock; Charley Paddock; Herman Brix; Bud Houser; Frank Wykoff; and Douglas Fairbanks

 

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CONGER, Ray (Miler - Illinois Athletic Club - also Iowa State)

1.  Coast's Mighty Track Men Defend Title -- 1929 A.A.U. National Championship Denver, Colorado  (July 3 - 5, 1929)-- newspaper photographs of Henry Brix, Frank Wykoff, Jimmy Demers, Charley Paddock, Ray Conger, Russell Sweet, and Leo Lermond. (added 5-21-04)

 

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COPELAND, Lillian (Discus Throw) -

1. Lillian Copeland is included in the index of 1928 U.S.A. Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners.  (added 6-11-03).

 

2.  Lillian Copeland photographed along with Frank Wykoff admiring the 1956 Olympic Rose Float concept. (added 7-02-05)

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CORSON, James   (Discus Throw)
1. James Corson (Discus Throw) - included in the index of 1928 U.S.A. Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. (added 6-11-03)
 

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COTTON, Leo (Cartoonist)  name added 10-30-04

1. Cartoonist  Leo Cotton - "Wykoff Wins"  (Rubber stamp)

 

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COYNE, Bob   (Cartoonist - sports)
1. Cartoonist Bob Coyne - "Pick The Man" - features: Charley Borah; Chester Bowman;  (?) Daley;  (?) French; Frank Hussey; Roland Locke; Al Miller; Charley Paddock;  James Quinn;   Folwell Scull:  Jackson Scholz; Carl Wildermuth; and  Frank Wykoff. (1928)

2. Cartoonist Bob Coyne - "Preparing For Amsterdam" - features zoom-ins of: Wykoff - Paddock - Lombardi ; Robinson & Joe Sivak ; Uncle Sam Proud;  Lloyd Hahn; Ross Nichols (1928)
 

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CRAWFORD, (?) (Hurdles - University of California) 

1. Reprinted article by Braven Dyer  of the Los Angeles Times entitled: "Two World Records that Generate Thrills" concerning a USC vs. Stanford track race on May 17, 1931 includes the accomplished results of competitors:  Aebersold, Dick Barber,  Berry,  Brugman, Earl Callahan, Kenneth Churchill,  Crawford, Hector Dyer, Ben Eastman,  Vic Fitzmaurice, Gardner,  Bill Graber, Al Hables, Les Hables,  Bob Hall, Cliff Halstead,  Bill McGeagh, Milton Mauer, Ted Meredith,    Spud Mossman,  Nesbit, Ernie Payne,   Ches Unruh, Frank Wykoff, and Vic Williams.  Also mentioned were: Coach Dean Cromwell,  Charles William Paddock and Coach Dink Templeton. (added 9-22-04)

 

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CROMWELL, Dean - U. S. C. Track & Field Coach:

1.  Coach Dean Cromwell is mentioned by Frank Wykoff as one coach who  would never attempt to change his "starting form" ... in a newspaper article: "Glendale Plumber's Son Surprised When He Humbled Paddock"   Excellent newspaper article written by Maxwell Stiles.  Frank Wykoff tells the story of his first 18 years of life (biography) after he became an instant celebrity upon defeating Olympic Champion, Charley Paddock in both the 100 and 200 meter races at the 1928 Olympic trials held in Los Angeles on June 16, 1928.

 

2.   Photograph - Olympic Athletes and Dean Cromwell aboard SS Roosevelt (1928).

 

3. Newspaper -- AAU meet (7-4-29)  -   The Winning Team trained by Dean Cromwell.

 

4.  Cartoonist - Percy Crosby? - "Dean Cromwell # 1 Coach" - features zoom-ins of: Ronald Sink;   Fred Kelly;  Charley Paddock;   Frank Wykoff;  Cromwell - Boat Fishing  (1930)

 

5.  Coach Cromwell congratulates Wykoff after Wykoff sets  new world record (1930).

 

6. Reprinted article by Braven Dyer  of the Los Angeles Times entitled: "Two World Records that Generate Thrills" concerning a USC vs. Stanford track race on May 17, 1931 includes the accomplished results of competitors:  Aebersold, Dick Barber,  Berry,  Brugman, Earl Callahan, Kenneth Churchill,  Crawford, Hector Dyer, Ben Eastman,  Vic Fitzmaurice, Gardner,  Bill Graber, Al Hables, Les Hables, Bob Hall, Cliff Halstead,  Bill McGeagh, Milton Mauer,  Ted Meredith,  Spud Mossman,  Nesbit,  Ernie Payne,   Ches Unruh, Frank Wykoff, and Vic Williams.  Also mentioned were: Coach Dean Cromwell,  Charles William Paddock and Coach Dink Templeton. (added 9-22-04)

    

8.  Coach Dean Cromwell - Photo - 1932 U.S.C.  Track & Field Team - Frank Wykoff was Team Captain

 

9.  Article:   "Frank Wykoff - The Saga of Sprinting" by Ted Hasapes.

 

10.  Coach Dean Cromwell declared in the newspaper covering Wykoff's "comeback" race (spring 1936)  -- that Wykoff is amongst the greatest Sprinters.

 

11.   (1929) The names of Fred Kelly, Charley Paddock, (Howard?) Drew, Lee Barnes, Bud Houser, and Charley Borah  are highlighted in a caricature of Coach Dean Cromwell by an artist named Buel in a newspaper named "Bee." (added 8-31-04)

 

12.  Coach Dean Cromwell in Photo Gallery - Wykoff's University Years.

 

13.  Page 1 of 12 pages: The Sprint Races - Sports Library Highlights action photographs 1-10 featuring Frank Wykoff, Ralph Metcalfe, and Charley Parsons practicing together prior to the 1932 Olympic Trials. Each action clip is scrutinized and critiqued by Coach Dean Cromwell, University of Southern California. (pages removed)
 

14.  Coach Dean Cromwell is mentioned in a 1968 ARTICLE (reprint) - Photographs by Larry Bartlett - Article by Jack Levitan - Post-Advocate Sports Writer - "Wykoff: track great looks fondly back" .  Levitan published a summary of Frank Wykoff's athletic life and pursuits up to the then up-coming 1968 Olympics

 

15.  TRIBUTE TO COACH DEAN CROMWELL

 

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CROSBY, Percy (Cartoonist) name added 10-30-04

1.  Cartoonist - Percy Crosby? - "Dean Cromwell # 1 Coach" - features zoom-ins of:    Ronald Sink;   Fred Kelly;  Charley Paddock;   Frank Wykoff;  Cromwell - Boat Fishing  (1930)

 

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CROSS, Jessica (1928 - 400 Meter Relay Team - Sprinting):
Jessica Cross - included in the index of 1928 U.S.A. Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. (added 6-11-03)
 

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CUHEL, Frank (Sprinter ):
1. Frank Cuhel (400 Meter Hurdles) - included in the index of 1928 U.S.A. Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. (added 6-11-03)
 

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CUMMINGS, H. (first name? - Sprinter Newark A. C. 1929):
1. Cummings placed 4th in 220 yard dash: Eddie Tolan is named the new 1929 A.A.U. Champion in both the 100 & 220 yard dash - Denver, Colorado. Page includes newspaper action shots and a reprint of a newspaper article entitled "Wykoff Lacks Reserve." (added 8-29-03)

2.  H. Cummings is mentioned in a newspaper article entitle: "(Percy) Williams Hopes for a New Record" (added 10-22-03)

 

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CUMMINGS, Harry    (Sprinter - Virginia University):
1.  Harry Cummings is mentioned in an article written by Charlie Paddock: "No Son of Mine"   (article restored 2-12-03)    

 

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CUNNINGHAM, Glenn    (USA Olympic Team 1936)
4. Frederick Graham's Column -- Olympic Financial Woes - 1936 (added 2-13-04)

 

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