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Governor Carey receives the Olympic Torch

Governor Hugh L. Carey holds the Olympic Torch for the 1980 Winter Olympics, which took place in Lake Placid.

Susan Liers (left) of Smithtown, Long Island, was an athlete in the Empire State Games. Liers used this torch to light a larger one that burned on the Empire State Plaza for the duration of the Olympic Games in Lake Placid.
Identifier: NYSA_13703-82_B5_80116_008
Date: February 6 1980
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives. New York (State). Governor. Public information photographs, 1910-1992. Series 13703-82, Box 5, No. 80116_008.
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 160436
Relation: Is format of: Digital representation of 8" x 10" photograph.

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