In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered under the gender-neutral name of “K.V. Switzer”. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” however, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire Marathon. These photographs taken of the incident made world headlines.
Castelluccio di Norcia - Umbria - Italy (von antonello.fardella)
Photo by Daniela Nobili
Station I. Graphite, watercolor and acrylic on paper, 14x14” (2013)
Station II. Graphite, watercolor and acrylic on paper, 14x14” (2013)
Station III. Graphite, watercolor and acrylic on paper, 14x14” (2013)
Station IV [triptych]. Graphite, acrylic and watercolor on paper, 14x42” (2013)
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