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[Image of Jesse Owens sprinting]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09798.02 Author/Creator: Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Photograph Date: 1953 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 16.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: One black and white photograph of Jesse Owens dated 1953. Image is of Owens sprinting outside. He has enscribed the photo, "To Joyce & Ken - My Best Wishes to two wonderful people."On the reverse side is an Associated Press stamp.

People: Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980

Historical Era:

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansAthletes

Sub Era: The Fifties

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