Erie County (PA) Genealogy

1938 Erie High School Track and Field Championship

Contributed by Bill Klauk


While going through items rescued from his parents house fire, your web maintainer, Bill Klauk, found the "program" shown below. It is from the 1938 Erie High School Annual Track & Field Championship. Special feature of this event was a visit by Jesse Owens. If anyone would like to transcribe the names of the participants, please contact Bill Klauk .


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Nineteenth

Annual High School Track
and Field Championship

1938


STADIUM

Friday Evening, June 3, 1938
At 8:00 O'clock

PROGRAM


Order of Events Finals
[no names so this area not transcribed]

SPECIAL

      The high schools take great pleasure in presenting to the Erie public the world's fastest human, Mr. Jesse Owens,who will run an exhibition sprint with Reg. (Pete) Bowen former East High and University of Pittsburg star athlete. Mr. Owens will also give a demonstration of the broad jump.

RECORDS NOW HELD BY MR. OWENS

World's Record - Coholder 100 yds. 9.4; 220 yds. 20.3; Low hurdles 220 yds. 22.6; Running broad jump 26.8 1/4.
National Intercollegiate - 100 yds; 220 yds.; Low hurdles and broad jump.
National Interscholastic - 100 yds.; 220 yds.; Broad jump.



CONTESTANTS

Technical

[Names of participants to be transcribed later]

Academy

[Names of participants to be transcribed later]

Vincent

[Names of participants to be transcribed later]

East

[Names of participants to be transcribed later]


Officials

Honorary Referee . . . . . J.C. Ainsworth
Referee . . . . . . Gus. Anderson
Clerk of Course . . . . . . N.O. Harrington
Starter . . . . . . Jos. Wick
Chief Field Judge . . . . . . Wm. Nash
Announcer . . . . . . Joe Williams
Finish Judges - G.O. Moore, Carl Sapper, J.B. Coyne, W.P. Hausman, Jerry Cohen.
Timers - Walter Anderson, John Peerboom, Ed. Hinkey, H.E. Scott, Mr. Bradford.
Pole Vault . . . . . . E.E. Sayus, John Orlando
Jumps . . . . . . Harry Smith, Norman MacDonald
Discus and Shot . . . . . . H. Reiman, Fred Buesch, T.C. Johnson
Javelin . . . . . . Carl Osbec, Tod Lloyd
Inspectors . . . . . . C.W. Dingle, G.O. Moore
Hurdles . . . . . . Clem




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