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Title
Record time for Jesse Owens
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 193-]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Time was when a 220-yard dash in 20.7s. would have been nothing short of sensational, but when Owens hit the tape in this time at the Coliseum Saturday, it drew nothing but perfunctory cheers from the crowd. Owens holds a record of 20.3s. This photo at the finish shows the distance by which he beat Foy Draper, the gallant Trojan runner.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00053862
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 4761
CARL0000058853
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/20853
Subject
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
Men--California--Los Angeles
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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