A motorcade carrying Olympic hero Jesse Owens passes crowded New York streets during Olympic homecoming parade
New York City USA Date:1936, September 3 Duration:2 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
A homecoming parade in New York City, welcoming Jesse Owens and other olympians following the Olympic games in Berlin Germany. A motorcade moves past a large crowd as ticker tape is thrown from buildings. Jesse Owens in a car waves at the crowd. Men seated on top of the car in the parade. Ticker tapes descend as large crowd cheers the heroes. Four Negro olympic athletes ride in an open car together. The parade proceeds along 5th Avenue and New York City Streets from The Battery to Randalls Island.
Part of street is torn up, forcing the motorcade into a narrow path. Parade passes underneath elevated railroad station.
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