The Way We Were ca 1946

In the 1940’s, Knoxville natives Alfred Robinson (left) and Monte Millen (right) took up weightlifting at a friend’s house. Here they are, dressed in their finest, at the old Jewish Community Center on Vine Avenue, perhaps showing off the results of their efforts.


Both continue to live in Knoxville.


The Archives thanks the family of the late Jerry Millen (Monte’s brother) for this photograph.


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