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Jesse Owens win 100 meters
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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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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Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 4761
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

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