Charlene Rudolph Interview, June 8, 2017

Charlene Rudolph is the sister of Wilma Rudolph, who became the first American woman to win three Gold Medals in one Olympiad, in Rome in 1960. In addition to winning the 100 meter dash, Wilma brought home the gold in the women’s 200 meter dash, and with team mates Martha Hudson, Barbara Jones and Lucinda […]

Estelle Baskerville Interview, September 30, 2016

Estelle Baskerville was a high jumper who won the AAU Indoors in 1962. She competed in the 1963 Pan American Games, placing sixth, while still a student at Columbus East High School in Ohio. She later competed for the Ohio Track Club and Tennessee State University, as a member of Coach Temple’s Tigerbelles. She competed […]

Isabelle Daniels interview, June 8, 2017

Isabelle Daniels was a member of the 1956 Tigerbelle Olympians who won a bronze medal in the 56’ Olympic Games.  Her nickname was Tweety. Listen to the audio interview here: Dwight: Your thoughts about Coach Temple? How did he recruit you from Jakin, Georgia, and where is Jakin, Georgia? Isabelle: Jakin, Georgia is in southwest […]