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[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0012]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "(WX9)WASHINGTON, March 16--ATHLETES IN POLITICS--A pair if former athletes who turned to politics get together on Capital Hill to join in a workout on an exerciser in the office of Rep. Bob Mathias of California."
Date: March 16, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0030]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "QUANTICO, VIRGINIA. . . .MARINE SECOND LIEUTENANT BOB MATHIAS, TWO-TIME OLYMPIC DECATHLON CHAMPION PAUSES BETWEEN CLASSES AT MARINE CORPS SCHOOL, QUANTICO, VA., WHERE HE IS UNDERGOING A 21-WEEK BASIC COURSE."
Date: August 4, 1954
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0015]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "(LA4) LOS ANGLES, June 12--DECATHLON ACE--Bob Mathias (above), a 17-year-old Tulare, Calif., high school athlete, scored a surprising 7094 points in winning the Southern Pacific AAU decathlon championship here yesterday."
Date: June 12, 1948
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0005]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "(FX7)SAN FRANCISCO, NOV. 18-FORMER OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS OLYMPIC-BOUND-Dr. Sammy Lee, left, and Bob Mathias, both two-time champions lee in diving, and Mathias in the decathlon, wave before boarding Quantas Airways plane today en route to the XVIth Olympiad as special representatives of President Eisenhower."
Date: November 29, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0032]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Bob Mathias, 21, of Tulare Calif., twice Olympic decathlon champion, is congratulated by President Wallace Sterling, left of Stanford University after Mathias was named "Male Athlete of the Year" for 1952 in the 22nd Associated Press year-end poll."
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0016]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "At the right, Bob Mathias, Olympic track star, smiles as he heads for another class at the marine corps school at Quantico, Va., where he is taking a 21-week basic course at the start of a two-year tour of duty with the marines."
Date: July 22, 1954
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0028]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bob Mathias, Tulare Calif., youngster who won the Olympic decathlon championship last summer, was all smiles as he received the James E. Sullivan trophy in New York."
Date: February 21, 1949
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0027]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Al Post, left president of the New Jersey AAU hands a trophy to Bob Mathias of Tulare, Calif., high school who Sunday became the national AAU decathlon champion."
Date: June 28, 1948
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0029]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bob Mathias tosses the shot put 45 feet 3 inches to win the event in the national AAU decathlon being staged in his home town of Tulare Calif."
Date: June 30, 1949
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0026]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TULARE, Calif., July 1--(AP)--Decathlon star Bob Mathias is still the national champion and holder of a new world record for the sport."
Date: July 2, 1950
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0385.0036]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "RAINED OUT of his anticipated round at Quail Creek, former Olympic star Bob Mathias gets the feel of the first tee anyway, with help from pro Ernie Vossler."
Date: April 6, 1962
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society