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Jesse Owens as Ohio State track star...

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January 27, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1936

* Jesse Owens on the World stage
* Ohio State Buckeyes track star
* Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics

The top of page 24 has a banner headline: "Outstanding Athletes of the Country for 1935 Are Named by Ferris of A. A. U." with subheads and nice photo of Owens. (see) He would shine in the Berlin Olympics later that year.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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