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Triumph: The Untold Story of JesseOwens and Hitler's Olympics by Jeremy Schaap

James Cleveland Owens was born in Alabama in 1913, but as a youngster he and his family--like so many other African Americans from that state--moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Blessed with a runner's body and dedicated coaches, Jesse mastere...

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Handing Down Memories of JesseOwens

R. (2011), Handing Down Memories of JesseOwens. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59: 1960–1961. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03604.x Author Information Department ... Patients and/or caregivers may access this content fo...

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Prolegomena to JesseOwens: American Ideas About Race and Olympic Races from the 1890s to the 1920s

In this era American discourses about race generally touted the superiority of people of European descent over all other groups in every aspect of human performance, intellectual, moral, and physical. A pervasive and popular scientifi...

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Page 1. JesseOwens The Life Behind The Legend By: Trevor Laugen Page 2. Determination,Courage, Modesty Page 3. Early Life • James Cleveland Owens was born in 1913, in OakvilleAlabama but everyone called him JC. • His family was ve...

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JesseOwens' Olympic triumph over time and Hitlerism

Focuses on JesseOwens' Olympic triumph in 1936 as a triumph over time and Adolf Hitler's theories of Aryan supremacy. Owens' familybackground; Breaking of track records during the 1935 Big Ten Track and Field Championships in Michig...

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The Magic Soccer Ball

JesseOwens - Tony Gentry Nathan I Huggins - Athletics & gymnastics (Children's/YA) - 9780613829052... JesseOwens Authors Tony Gentry Nathan I Huggins Coretta Scott King Publisher Turtleback Books Year 12/12/1990 Version hardback Re...

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Looking back at the legacy of JesseOwens

Looking back at the legacy of JesseOwensBy Michael Famiglietti...

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A candid photo of JesseOwens, Berlin, 1936

Description: A candid photo of JesseOwens in Berlin during the Olympics, with an unidentified man in background, 1936. Credit: The Ohio State University Archives. URI: Other Identifiers: JO-102-40-1...

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JesseOwens: An American Life (review)

JesseOwens: An American Life (review)J A N U A R Y 2 0 0 7 55 and texts of newspaper articles in which Wooster spoke of her relationship with John Wilkes Booth. Louise ...Like many other African Americans, the Owensfamily migrated n...

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This article profiles JesseOwens, an African American athlete who won 4 gold medals at the Olympic games in Berlin, Germany in 1936. Owens was born to an African American sharecropper in Alabama. As a young boy, his family moved nort...

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