Ticket stub for the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics

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Created by
Unidentified
Distributed by
International Olympic Committee, Swiss, founded 1894
Subject of
Owens, Jesse, American, 1913 - 1980
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Ticket): 2 13/16 × 4 in. (7.1 × 10.2 cm)
Type
tickets
Place used
Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Europe
Date
August 9, 1936
Caption
On August 9, 1936 Jesse Owens won his fourth gold medal at the Berlin Olympics in the 4x100 meter sprint relay.
Description
A paper ticket stub for 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics. The ticket stub is for the day that Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal. The front of the ticket has a background image of a stadium in gray ink. Text around the stadium in the same ink reads: [Platz / Platz / Deutsche / Kampfbahn / Dr. Diem / GENERALSEKRETAR]. Red, blue, and black type on front of the ticket reads: [XI. OLYMPIADE BERLIN 1936 / OLYMPIA / STADION / Leichtathletik / 9. AUG. 15.00 UHR /RM / 1.50 / NR/ 06104]. Type along left side reads: [EINGANG / OST / UNTERRING / TUNNEL / BLOCK / T / REIHE / 19 / SITZ / 38]. The back of ticket features a diagram of the stadium.
Topic
African American
Olympics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.89.4
Restrictions & Rights
© International Olympic Committee. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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