Posted on 08/22/2013

Photo taken on July  5, 1935

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African American Woman
Jesse Owens wife
Minnie Ruth Solomon
Cleveland, OH

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A Lady Waits

A Lady Waits
Minnie Ruth Solomon waits at the train station for her fiancé, famous athlete Jesse Owens on the eve of their wedding. Their marriage lasted until his death from lung cancer in 1980.

Cleveland Historical Society
Courtesy of Joseph E Cole

Qu'elle élégance !
3 years ago.
~Kicha~ has replied to Bédé
Very sophisticated ... fashions of that day were totally classy.
3 years ago.