1928 Olympics

Many articles have been written about Betty's Olympic achievement.  Below are a few articles written about her 1928 Olympic experience.

Betty Robinson Was United States' First Girl Olympic Champ
Calumet Index (no date)

Betty Robinson Homecoming Celebration - August 28, 1928

Betty Robinson Receives Her Home Town's Acclaim With Modest Smile
Chicago Herald & Examiner Tuesday, August 28, 1928

Betty Goes To Harvey For New Honors

She Won 1st Gold For U.S. Women - Chicago Tribune, Sunday Jan. 27, 1980

Riverdale Girl 1st With Gold - The Times, Monday, July 30, 1984

A Little Running Goes A Long Way For Calumet Region Teenager
  Chicago Sun Times, May 10, 1992

Riverdale Teenager Set The Pace - Chicago Tribune, Sunday, December 18, 1994

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