Home > Jesse Owens ties World record in high school...
Click image to enlarge 695984
Show image list »

Jesse Owens ties World record in high school...

Item # 695984

June 18, 1933

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the The Detroit News, June 18, 1933

* Jesse Owens ties World record in High School
* East Technical High School, Cleveland, Ohio
* Soldier's Field national track meet - 100 yards dash

Page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "CLEVELAND BOY TIES DASH MARK" with subhead: "Jesse Owen Captures Three Events as Team Takes Scholastic Title" (see)
Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Owens first came to national attention when he was a student of East Technical High School in Cleveland; he equaled the world record of 9.4 seconds in the 100 yards (91 m) dash and long-jumped 24 feet 9+1⁄2 inches (7.56 m) at the 1933 National High School Championship in Chicago.

Category: The 20th Century