Jesse Owens, London Olympics 1948

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Title

Jesse Owens, London Olympics 1948

Description

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete who specialized in sprints and the long jump. The picture shows Jesse crossing the finish line in the 200m semi-final at the London Olympic Games in 1948.

Subject

Sports; Owens, Jesse; Olympic Games; Athletes; Olympic Games (14th: 1948: London, England); London, England

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0002002

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Jesse Owens, London Olympics 1948,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 7, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/598.