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James G. Driver 1936 Berlin Olympics Collection, 1936

Title
James G. Driver 1936 Berlin Olympics Collection, 1936
ID
Mss. Acc. 2014.044
Extent
0.4 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Printed ephemera, newspapers, and other publications, related to the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany, collected by James G. Driver, one of the trainers with the US team. Also included is a photo album, individually assembled with commercially produced photo prints and several postcards. This photo album includes pictures of Olympic village, the torch relay, the opening ceremony, and athletes (including Jesse Owens and Luz Long, among others).

Other items included are: a pamphlet titled "German Youth in a Changing World,"  which discusses the Hitler Jugend  (Hitler Youth) and the history of youth in Germany and its future direction;  a book with images of Berlin, Potsdam, and their environs (in German, with French and English translations); a program, with an introduction by Joseph Goebbels  with sections on the city, its history, German culture, and the 1936 Games (in German, with English, French, and Spanish translations).

Also included is list of match-ups in either wrestling or boxing, listing referees and nations fighting/judging.

Creators
Driver, James G.
Subjects
Berlin (Germany)--Pictorial works
Germany -- Description and travel -- Periodicals
Germany--Social conditions
Hitler-Jugend--History--Sources
Nazi propaganda
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Potsdam (Germany)--Pictorial works
Propaganda
Propaganda, German--History--20th century
Youth movements
Genres
Newspapers
Photographs
Postcards
Press releases
Printed ephemera
Travel guidebooks
Languages
English
German
Spanish;Castilian
French

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
07/22/2014.
Restrictions
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Rights
<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19.5px;">Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.</span>
Access Notes
Due to the fragile nature of some of the items, physical handling and reproduction may be limited.
Acquisition Note
 Source: James S. Kelley, 325 Burns Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Gift.
Other Formats
A digital copy of the Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung Nummer 31, 30. Juli 1936, 45. Jahrgang is avaialble online (see link below).
For more information please see http://fuldig.hs-fulda.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:hebis:66:fuldig-642563.
Preferred Citation
James G. Driver 1936 Berlin Olympics Collection, <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19.5px;">Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.</span>
Collection Material Type:
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