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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...
Joseph Brown works on his sculpture of track great Jesse Owens
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Sculptors; Sculptures; Brown, Joseph
"Ex-professional boxer Joseph Brown in his studio putting the finishing touches on a bronze sculpture of Jesse Owens." --photo verso. Brown was a professor of sculpture at Princeton University.
Track legend Jesse Owens reunites with his Olympic coach
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Coaches; Kelly, Jim
"Jesse Owens, right, former Olympic track great, and Jim Kelly, former University of Minnesota track coach and former coach of the United States Olympic team, recall historic track events as they chatted...
1936 Olympics star Jesse Owens is served food at the 1968 Olympics
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Olympics; Food; Cafeterias; Cooks
"Jesse Owens, US star of the 1936 Olympics, tries some 1968 Olympic food served by Mariano Martinez. Owens is visiting the US track team." --photo caption.
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...
Jesse Owens meets West German chancellor Willy Brandt
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Brandt, Willy; Chancellors
"Munich, Germany: West German chancellor Willy Brandt chats with Jesse Owens, four-time gold medal winner of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, during a reception given by West German federal president Dr. Gustav...
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...
Jesse Owens visits East Tech High School
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Reunions; East Technical High School
"Former Olympic star Jesse Owens comes back where his racing career began--the indoor track at East Tech High School in Cleveland. Owens set new world records for junior high school track and field events...
Olympic star Jesse Owens
Owens, Jesse; Athletes
Olympic star Jesse Owens. This image of Owens was cut from a larger photograph.
Olympic great Jesse Owens signs autographs for German fans
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Olympics; Germany; Autographs; Sports spectators
"Jesse Owens at Munich: Jesse Owens, probably the most famous of all American Olympians and who was snubbed by Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, signs autographs for German fans in Olympic...
Jesse Owens pretends to race against an automobile
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Public Relations; Automobiles
"Olympic champion Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals for America during the 1936 games in Berlin, shows he hasn't lost his form in a recent workout before the camera with a 1971 Mercury Comet. Lincoln-Mercury...
Jesse Owens and Dubby Holt
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Holt, Milton ("Dubby"); Coaches; Track And Field Sports
Jesse Owens, right, reminds Milton "Dubby" Holt of his margin of victory over Holt when the men competed in the 100-yard dash at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, 24 years earlier. Owens attended Ohio...
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...
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...
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