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Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989. A month after setting four world records in a single afternoon, Ohio State's Jesse Owens came West to race against USC. Here, in a blur, he wins the 100 meters at the Coliseum. He won three other events that day, but the Buckeyes lost the meet to the Trojans. The next year, Owens won three gold Medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics in a display of athleticism that humiliated German dictator Adolf Hitler.
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Owens, Jesse,--1913-1980 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.) Runners (Sports)--United States Track and field--California--Los Angeles Track and field athletes--United States Spectators--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Stadiums--California--Los Angeles Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs