Bass drummer in fez, jacket, and sash, standing on wheeled cart pulled by 3 men, among other marching musicians, including French horns, front, and sousaphones, rear, on coliseum track with audience in background
Three runners in USC uniforms and one runner in a white Stanford uniform jump hurdles on the track at the Coliseum Officials officials in the background observe. Spectators are seated in the grandstand in the distance.
Photographs of different track events at the same meet appear with the caption, "TOO FAST FOR EVEN THE CAMERA'S EYE Ed House, Trojan sprint star, was credited with 10s. flat in the 100-yard dash at the Coliseum yesterday, the finish of which is shown below. One watch caught House at 9 7-10s., while another clocked him at 9 8-10s. He proved too speed for the camera, having passed the finish line when this photo was snapped. At the extreme right is Herschel Smith, who placed second. Bud Nash, third-place winner, is third from the left. Sauers of U.S.C. is second from the left while another Oxy man appears on the extreme left. Milton Nash is seen just behind Smith. In the lower photo Les Heilman is shown cracking the U.S.C. record in the mile, with Ralph Shawhan inches behind. [Photos by George Watson, Times staff photographer]," Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 1926: A1
From left to right, Ralph Shawhan and Les Heilman of the U.S.C. Trojans cross the finish line in the mile-run, inches apart. At center, Shawhan is a close second. He strides towards the finish line and the camera with both arms in the air. To the right, Heilman faces towards the right as his torso contacts the finish line's tape. Behind and to the right of him, meet officials stand on the field beside the finish line. Farther down the track, at left, hurdles line the infield. More officials are visible in the distance at center and the stadium's stands stretch across the background.
Related to the article “Red Grange and George Wilson Collide Today, All-American Stars in Great Coliseum Game, Expect More Than 75,000 Fans to Watch Athletes in Action; Bears Doped to Win,” Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 1926: 9