[Sprinter Jesse Owens at 1936 Olympic Games]

Sports-Jesse_Owens_Photo-Stahlman_FULL.jpg
1936
James G. Stahlman Historical Collection, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

A signed photograph of Jesse Owens, 1913-1980, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owens would win four gold medals at these Olympics: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and the 4 x 100 meter relay. He managed to break or equal nine Olympic records and also set three world records. One of those world records was in the 4x100m relay. This record wouldn’t be broken for 20 years.

Title

[Sprinter Jesse Owens at 1936 Olympic Games]

Publisher

James G. Stahlman Historical Collection, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Date

1936

Description

A signed photograph of Jesse Owens, 1913-1980, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owens would win four gold medals at these Olympics: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and the 4 x 100 meter relay. He managed to break or equal nine Olympic records and also set three world records. One of those world records was in the 4x100m relay. This record wouldn’t be broken for 20 years.

Type

Language

English

Identifier

Sports-Jesse_Owens_Photo-Stahlman_FULL

Original Format

Photograph

Files

Sports-Jesse_Owens_Photo-Stahlman_FULL.jpg

Citation

“[Sprinter Jesse Owens at 1936 Olympic Games],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/9.