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  • Crossing The Finish Line

    Crossing The Finish Line

    American skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) (skating on the ice, second right) crossing the finish line during the second heat of the Men's 10,000-Metre Speed Skating competition at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 5, 1932. The second place finisher was Canadian Frank Stack (second left) and there was a tie for third between Norwegian Bernt Evensen (left) and American Ed Schroeder (right). Jaffee went on the win the gold in the final while Stack took the bronze. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
    Friday, February 5, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Crossing The Finish Line

    Crossing The Finish Line

    American skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) (skating on the ice, second right) crossing the finish line during the second heat of the Men's 10,000-Metre Speed Skating competition at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 5, 1932. The second place finisher was Canadian Frank Stack (second left) and there was a tie for third between Norwegian Bernt Evensen (left) and American Ed Schroeder (right). Jaffee went on the win the gold in the final while Stack took the bronze. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
    Friday, February 5, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • US Ski Team In Lake Placid

    US Ski Team In Lake Placid

    Group portrait of the American men's Olympic ski team seen on the opening day of the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 4, 1932. From left, Coach Julius Blegen, John Steele, Carl Holmstrom, Edward Blood, J. Harsh, Lemoine Batson, Casper Simon, Ray Middleson, Pedar Falstad, Erling Anderson, and Lloyd Ellingson. The US failed to place in any of the three skiing events. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • General view of the crowd during a Ski Jump event

    General view of the crowd during a Ski Jump event

    4-15 Feb 1932: General view of the crowd during a Ski Jump event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • A team in action

    A team in action

    4-15 Feb 1932: A team in action during the 4-Man Bobsleigh event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • National Delegation parading in the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony

    National Delegation parading in the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony

    4 Feb 1932: National Delegations parading in the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 1932 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, New York State, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Jaffee Awarded Gold

    Jaffee Awarded Gold

    American skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) shakes hands with an unidentified Olympic official after winning the gold medal in the Men's 5,000-Metre Speed Skating competition at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 5, 1932. Fellow American skater Edward Murphy, the silver medalist stands at right, while Canadian William Logan, bronze medal winner, sits at the far left, his back to the camera, and removes his skates. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
    Thursday, February 4, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Speed Skater Jaffee Holds 1932 Olympic Gold Medal

    Speed Skater Jaffee Holds 1932 Olympic Gold Medal

    American speed skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) holds his gold medal after winning the men's 10,000-meter speed skating event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games, Lake Placid, New York, February 9, 1932. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
    Monday, February 8, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Sonja Henie (AUT)

    Sonja Henie (AUT)

    Sonja Henie at the age of 15 during the women’s figure skating event. However, it is necessary to point out that this was not the Norwegian’s first OG: she had already taken part, at the age of 11, in the Chamonix 1924 Games. She won three Olympic titles during her career: in St Moritz in 1928, Lake Placid in 1932 and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1936 ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:45 PM | Photo
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