JESSE OWENS BY G MARTINEZ ROSALES

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In History
  • 1,936 BCE

    Jesse Owens video

    Jesse Owens video
  • THE DAY OF BIRTH OF JESSE OWENS

    THE DAY OF BIRTH  OF JESSE  OWENS
    jesse ownes was born in september th 12 the 1913
  • Early life & EDUCATION

    Early life & EDUCATION
    Owens was the youngest of ten children, three girls and seven boys, born to Henry Cleveland Owens (a sharecropper) and Mary Emma Fitzgerald in Oakville, Alabama, on September 12, 1913. J.C., as he was called, was nine years old when the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, for better opportunities, as part of the Great Migration, when 1.5 million African Americans left the segregated South. When his new teacher asked his name (to enter in her roll book), he said "J.C.", but because of his strong Sou
  • Jesse OWENS family

    Jesse OWENS family
    Jesse's spirit still lives in his three daughters, Gloria, Marlene, and Beverly, and their work with the Jesse Owens Foundation. The Foundation continues to carry on Jesse's legacy by providing financial assistance, support, and services to young individuals with untapped potential in order to develop their talents, broaden their horizons, and become better citizens. There is no doubt that Jesse would be proud.
  • Jesse Owens Ouote.

    Jesse Owens Ouote.
    Owens was quoted saying the secret behind his success was "I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up."
  • The DEATH of Jesse Owens

    The DEATH of Jesse Owens
    he die in the march 31 1980
  • How did he die?

    How did he die?
    Owens, a pack-a-day cigarette smoker for 35 years, had been hospitalized with an extremely aggressive and drug-resistant type of lung cancer on and off beginning in December 1979. He died of the disease at age 66 in Tucson, Arizona, on March 31, 1980, with his wife and other family members at his bedside.He is buried in Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago.
  • Jesse Career

    Jesse Career
    As a boy, Owens took different jobs in his spare time: he delivered groceries, loaded freight cars and worked in a shoe repair shop while his father and older brother worked at a steel mill.During this period, Owens realized that he had a passion for running.
  • Thank You

    Thank You
    Thank YOU!