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Six letters and one newsletter from Glenn and Ruth Cunningham to Robert and Elaine Keller, Reeds Spring and Springfield, Missouri. Five of the letters and the newsletter are written from Plainview, Arkansas, and one letter from Augusta, Kansas. Cunningham had youth ranches for troubled teenagers in both of these locations. In the letters, Cunningham talks about the youth ranches and thanks the Kellers for monetary and clothing donations. The collection also includes an article, "The Glenn Cunningham Story: Never Say Die" by Jesse Owens, published in The Saturday Evening Post, April 1976. Cunningham was most famous for his skill as a miler. For three years, from 1932 thru 1934, he won the Big Six indoor titles, and he competed at the Olympics in 1932 and 1936. Then in 1938 Cunningham became the world's fastest miler when he set a new record at Dartmouth College. That same year he also received a doctorate degree from New York University.

Creator: Cunningham, Glenn, 1909-1988
Date: 1973-1975

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Glenn and Ruth Cunningham letters to Robert and Elaine Keller - March 04, 1973

Item Number: 307278
Call Number: Misc. Keller
Holding Institution: Kansas Historical Society (Topeka).

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