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At the National Championship games at Forest Hills and the Davis Cup matches at Merion, Pennsylvania, crowds that rivalled football throngs came to see the play. Idols such as Helen Wills and Mary K. Browne (shown above), Tilden, Johnston, and Richards proved a great drawing card.
© Underwood & Underwood America won first and second places as well as tying the Olympic record in the 200-meter run. Charles Paddock, the celebrated track athlete, who finished second, is on the reader's left, while Jackson V. Scholz, the winner, is third from the left.