Olympics: Summer Olympics, 1932
Award: Silver medal
American painter and muralist Ruth Miller won the silver medal for her painting Struggle at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1932. Miller's father wrote American Telephone Practice, one of the first complete guides to the telephone industry at the time. After studying art in both New York City and Europe, Miller moved to California where she studied in Ojai and taught portraiture at the Stickney School of Art in Pasadena.