I thought I had gone down that 1936 Olympics rabbit hole as far as I could go yesterday. But no. Because guess what? There’s a Fort Worth connection.

Another gold medal was added to the steadily growing American collection by Earle Meadows of Fort Worth, Tex. The Southern California Trojan soared to the Olympic mark-smashing height of 4.35 meters, eclipsing the old record made by Bill Miller at Los Angeles four years ago.

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