Jesse Owens Gets Torch From Mayor Wagner In Los Angeles Race. 1994.
Former Olympic champion Jesse Owens gets torch from Mayor Wagner that will be carried by 3,500 successive runners to Los Angeles to raise $1,000,000 for U.S. Olympic team. Feat, first time attempted in this country, will last 25 days and nights. September 01, 1994. (Photo by Barney Stein/New York Post/Photo Archives, LLC)