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Jesse Owens jumps over chairs
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Track And Field Sports; Chairs
"Just a spring chicken. Chicago, Ill: Nearly a quarter-century after his triumphs in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens flies nimbly over a pair of chairs in a demonstration of hurdling technique at...
Olympic great Jesse Owens receives a painting of himself
Owens, Jesse; Paintings; Portraits; Athletes; Humphrey, Bill
"Jesse Owens, right, famous track star of the mid-thirties, now an official of the Illinois State Athletic Commission, receives original painting of himself, depicting his 'great moments in sports,' from...
Jesse Owens works a switchboard with Cecelia Price
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Switchboards; Telephone operators; Hotel Wedgewood
"Jesse Owens, famous track star, assists Cecelia Price at the switchboard of the Hotel Wedgewood, one of the three of Chicago's South Side hotels of which he is the manager/director. In addition to his...
Olympic athlete Jesse Owens urges parents to inoculate their children against polio
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Poliomyelitis; Public address systems
"Joining in the fight against polio, former Olympic star Jesse Owens (rear, right) assists members of the Chicago Junior Assn. of Commerce & Industry in a sound truck urging parents to have their children...
Cleveland athletes Satchel Paige and Jesse Owens receive awards
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Boyle, John; Awards; Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982
"[Former Cleveland Indians pitcher] Satchel Paige (right) and Jesse Owens (center), two great Negro athletes, received special awards from state's attorney John Boyle (left) at the White Sox-Indians ballgame...
Jesse Owens and other members of the Illinois Athletic Commission
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Illinois Athletic Commission
"Chicago: Jesse Owens (right), Olympic star of the 1930's, was named secretary of the Illinois Athletic Commission here 1/19. Other members of the commission are, shown left to right, Livingston...
Olympic hopefuls Ben Johnson and Jesse Owens
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Johnson, Ben
Olympic hopefuls Ben Johnson of Columbia and Jesse Owens of Ohio State at the Olympic tryouts in Chicago's Stagg Field. Johnson failed to make the 1936 Olympic team, while Owens won four gold medals for...
Jesse Owens sets the world record in the 100-meter dash
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Ohio State University; Racing; Track And Field Sports
"Jesse Owens of Ohio State [University], second from left, winning the 100-meter dash in the NCAA meet in Chicago with a new world record [time] of 10.2 [seconds]. Foy Draper, extreme right, of Southern...
Track great Jesse Owens as he was in 1936 and in 1954
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Track and Field Sports; Illinois Athletic Commission
"Eighteen years have gone by since Jesse Owens thrilled the sports world with his triple win at the Olympics. At left, he is shown in crouch position for workout several days before he captured firsts...
Jesse Owens testifies before a U.S. Senate subcommittee
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Testimony; Legislative hearings
"Chicago: Former track great Jesse Owens is shown here as he testified at the final round of hearings before a Senate subcommittee investigating juvenile delinquency. Owens said the way to make teenagers...
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