Photos: Olympian Jesse Owens Dominating the Track & Field Competition

Photos courtesy The Cleveland Memory Project

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Benjamin Johnson and Jesse Owens at Madison Square Garden.
Benjamin Johnson and Jesse Owens at Madison Square Garden.
East Tech athlete Jesse Owens runs down a track.
East Tech athlete Jesse Owens runs down a track.
East Tech athlete Jesse Owens signs up for the AAU track meet.
East Tech athlete Jesse Owens signs up for the AAU track meet.
East Tech sprinter Jesse Owens in mid-stride.
East Tech sprinter Jesse Owens in mid-stride.
East Tech student athletes Jesse Owens and Alfred Storey.
East Tech student athletes Jesse Owens and Alfred Storey.
Fred Wolcott and Jesse Owens in action.
Fred Wolcott and Jesse Owens in action.
East Technical High School student Jesse Owens wins a race at the state championship meet in Columbus. Owens won three events, leading East Tech to a solid victory.
East Technical High School student Jesse Owens wins a race at the state championship meet in Columbus. Owens won three events, leading East Tech to a solid victory.
Jesse Owens at the start of a parade in his honor in Cleveland upon his return from the 1936 Olympics. Seated beside him is Mayor Harold H. Burton.
Jesse Owens at the start of a parade in his honor in Cleveland upon his return from the 1936 Olympics. Seated beside him is Mayor Harold H. Burton.
Jesse Owens breaks a world record in the 220-yard dash.
Jesse Owens breaks a world record in the 220-yard dash.
Jesse Owens competes in the broad jump as an audience looks on.
Jesse Owens competes in the broad jump as an audience looks on.