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Front page of the New York Amsterdam News, from during the 11th Summer Olympic Games, with the headline "Negro Heroes Pile Up 70 of 187 U.S. Points."

Photograph | Photograph Number: 21788

Front page of the New York Amsterdam News, from during the 11th Summer Olympic Games, with the headline "Negro Heroes Pile Up 70 of 187 U.S. Points."

The article describes victories by Jesse Owens, Cornelius Johnson, and John Woodruff, as well as second-place finishes by Ralph Metcalfe and Mack Robinson.

Date
1936 August 08
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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