Ray Smalling & Cornelius Warmerdam

Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, N. C., 1943. Ray Smalling (father of Jack) and Cornelius Warmerdam demonstrate boxing before a class of young Naval officers. Warmerdam was the first to pole vault fifteen feet and at the time the current world record holder at 15 feet 7 3/4 inches. He was the last to set a record with a bamboo pole.