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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...
Jesse Owens in a promotional photo issued by ABC-TV
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Olympics; Track and Field Sports; Plants
This photo depicts Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games in Germany. The top image shows Owens in mid-stride, while the second one shows him holding two potted plants. The photo was issed by ABC-TV to...
Track great Jesse Owens
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Track and Field Sports
Track great Jesse Owens in mid-stride. This photo appears to have been taken at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, and was cropped from a larger photo.
Jesse Owens revisits the site of his 1936 Olympic triumph
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Olympics; Plaques
"Jesse Owens, the great American track star, revisits the Olympic Stadium in the British sector of Berlin, 15 years after his sensational show of skill there in the 1936 Olympic Games. In the 1936 Olympics,...
Olympic sprinter Jesse Owens awaits the start of a race
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Olympics; Track And Field Sports
Olympic sprinter Jesse Owens awaits the start of a race at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. This photo is a still from the film "Kings of the Olympics," produced by United Artists in 1948. The...
Jesse Owens stands before a painting depicting his triumphant Olympic performance
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Paintings; Olympics
"Standing before the painting depicting his 'Victory in Berlin' is four-time gold medal winner Jesse Owens. The paintinig is part of Sears' 'Great Moments in U.S. Olympic History' collection, which is...
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.
Jesse Owens equals a world record at the 1936 Olympics
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Track And Field Sports; Olympics
"Jesse Owens, Ohio State flash, is shown breasting the tape in 10.3 [seconds], equalling world's and Olympic records to win the 100-meter dash at the games in Berlin. Second is Ralph Metcalfe of the United...
Track greats Harrison Dillard and Jesse Owens attend a showing of a movie about Black athletes
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Motion pictures; Motion picture premieres; Posters
Cleveland track legends and Olympian medalists Harrison Dillard and Jesse Owens stand next to a poster promoting the short film "The Black Athlete." Owens narrated the film, which was written, directed,...
Jesse Owens competes in a relay race
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Track And Field Sports
"Jesse Owens, fresh from his triumphs in the Olympics, is shown taking over the baton from M.I. Glickman in the 400-yard relay, won by the United States in the track meet against a British team at the...
Jesse Owens runs with London boys
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Boys; Running
"London street a race track for Owens: English boys follow Jesse Owens, winner of three medals at the Olympics, as he stretches his legs by running in the street outside of his hotel in London." --photo...
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...
Jesse Owens races a horse
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Horses; Racing; Stunts
"Man beats horse, San Mateo Calif.: Jesse Owens, co-holder of the world's 100-yard dash record, outruns a seven-year-old pacer, "The Ocean," in a feature of the pacing program at Bay Meadows, on June 19th...
Jesse Owens hosts an episode of the PBS television series "The Olympiad"
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Television programs
"Olympic track star Jesse Owens, winner of four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin games, is the host of Jesse Owens Returns to Berlin," the seventh episode of "The Olympiad." --photo verso.
Track star Jackie Owens clowns with comedian Jack Oakie
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Oakie, Jack; Joking
"Champion to champion: Jack Oakie [right], whose only title is that of prize jokester of Hollywood and who moves his feet rapidly when [he] dances, meets Jesse Owens, world's fastest track athlete, when...
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 plays the saxophone
Owens, Jesse; Athletes; Saxophones; Musical instruments
"Jesse Owens, track speedster in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash, and outstanding running broad jumper, plays the sax while idling away the hours at the Hotel Lincoln, New York City, July 13 ,...
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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