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[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0612]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Olympic Champion Josy Barthel (left) of Luxenbourg congratulates Wes Santee of Kansas after the American star beat him by 50 yards in a special mile race during the Southern California district AAU championships her last night."
Date: June 12, 1954
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0597]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "New York... . Former Kansas Miler, Wes Santee, in Marine uniform shows his Lawyer, Charles P. Grimes of locust Valley, N.Y. A picture of himself as he crossed the finish line at an AIU meet in Madison Square Garden."
Date: March 1, 1956
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0594]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wes Santee, America's premier miler, shakes hands with Ed Kirk, left, former Georgetown runner now in the U. S. Air Force, before they took to the boards to participate in the Columbian Mile at the Knights of Columbus Games in Madison Square Garden tonight."
Date: March 3, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0590]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wes Santee of Lawrence, Kansas, crosses the finish line in the time of 4:03.8 in the Hunter Mile of the Boston A. A. track meet at Boston Garden tonight smashing the World Indoor mile record."
Date: January 29, 1948
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0598]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wes Santee, The wing-footed Kansan, rips across the tape in the AAU mile tonight at the Garden to set A new meet record of 4:07.9."
Date: February 19, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0596]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Marine Lt. Wes Santee, the great Kansas miler, looks happy at his Marine Base home here tonight as he plays with his 10-months-old son, Edward (spike) Santee, who gets a helping hand from his mother."
Date: March 1, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0595]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wes Santee, whose amateur status was prolonged by a court order, holds trophy after winning the second section of the Journal Mile last night."
Date: March 11, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0585]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Carl Hansen, left, president of the AAU, is shown tonight after he announced that the group's executive committee had suspended Wes Santee, America's top miler, during its meeting."
Date: February 19, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0592]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Wes Finishes Alone: Wes Santee, holder of the American mile record of 4:00.5 minutes, is shown as he finishes all alone in the Glen Cunningham mile at the Kansas relays in Lawrence."
Date: April 25, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0600]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "May Crack Mile Mark: Wes Santee, sophomore mile sensation of the University of Kansas, will have his sights on the Big Seven record of 4:11.8 at the 24th annual conference meet at Norman Friday and Saturday."
Date: 1952
Creator: Duke, Irma
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0610]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Wes Santee, America's fastest miler, pauses during a workout to look at a photo of England's Roger Bannister breaking the tape at Oxford, England, in the record time of 3:59.4 for the mile."
Date: 1954
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0593]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Los Angeles, June 1 -Running star Wes Santee of Kansas was given the go-ahead signal to compete in the Compton Invitational track and field meet Friday night by local AAU officials Wednesday and the matter of any expanse money problems remains something for his own Missouri Valley AAU to handle."
Date: 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0605]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Award To Santee: Wes Santee, left, is presented the Sports Magazine Awards as the outstanding American track athlete of 1953 in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday night."
Date: 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0611]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Wes Santee, University of Kansas middle distance star, gives forth with a big grin at the Relays here last night after learning that his time of 4:02.4 for the mile run set a new American recod and was the fastest mile ever run by an American."
Date: June 7, 1953
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1146.0607]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Wes Santee, the University of Kansas' sensational mile, holds l letter from world record holder Gunder Haegg, which predicts that Santee will be the first human to run the four-minute mile."
Date: 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society