Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980

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Jesse (James Cleveland) Owens was born in Oakville, Alabama on Sept. 12, 1913. He attended the Ohio State University from 1933-1935. He competed in the 1936 Olympics, winning medals in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, broad jump, and 400 meter relay. He died March 31, 1980.

From the description of Jesse Owens collection ca. 1920-1987. ca. 75 cubic ft. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 45901774

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referencedIn Arkansas History Commission. Faculty at Moton High School in Marianna, Ark., 1946 [graphic]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Ralph Edwards Productions Radio and Television Scripts, 1940-1975 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Baker, William J. (William Joseph), 1938-. [Papers], 1980s. Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980. Jesse Owens collection ca. 1920-1987. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Ralph Edwards Productions. Ralph Edwards Productions radio and television scripts, 1940-1975. Library of Congress
referencedIn Durham, Richard. Richard Durham radio scripts, 1948-1950. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1947-1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Baker, William J. (William Joseph), 1938- person
associatedWith Durham, Richard. person
associatedWith Ralph Edwards Productions. corporateBody
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Track and field athletes


Birth 1913-09-12

Death 1980-03-31




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