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December 29, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1936

* Jesse Owens vs. a horse photo
* Olympic star sprinter

The sport's section (page 27) has a three column photo with heading: "Jesse Owens And Horse He Beat With Aid Of Handicap" with brief text. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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