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This postcard captures a moment from the 1936 Berlin Olympics, a landmark event in the history of sports and politics. Jesse Owens, an African American track and field athlete, defied the racial prejudices of the time to become one of the most iconic figures in Olympic history. In this image, Owens is depicted mid-jump, showcasing his extraordinary athleticism and determination.

The postcard is part of the Reichssportverlag Olympia series, produced for the Berlin Olympics under the Nazi regime. Despite the political backdrop of the event, Owens' achievements on the track transcended borders and ideologies, making him a symbol of athletic excellence and racial equality. This particular postcard has been authenticated and graded by PSA as GOOD 2. Just five examples are graded higher in the population report.

1936 Reichssportverlag Olympia Postcard #80 Jesse Owens Long Jump – PSA GD 2
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