Presentation to Folkestone Mayor by Leonore Modell
Folkestone Town Hall, Folkestone, Kent. 1964. Leonore Modell, from California, presenting a commemorative photograph to the Mayor of Folkestone, Herbert Johnson, after her succesful swim of the English Channel; her time was 15hrs. 27mins.
Leonore Modell, from Sacrimento, California, USA. At 14 years and 3 months of age in 1964, she was the youngest person to swim the Channel. Her time was 15 hrs 27 minutes.
From the Sam Rockett Collection