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December 15, 1936
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 15, 1936
* Jesse Owens wins athlete of the year award
* Joe Louis (Brown bomber) vs.Eddie Simms
* Heavyweight boxing match
The front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Louis Dusts Off Eddie Simms in 26 Seconds Flat" with subhead. First report coverage on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis and Eddie Simms.
Page 5 of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jesse Owens Winner of 1936 Award" with subhead and photo. (see)
Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp & address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century