Cigarette card displaying some of the American track and field athletes that competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Cigarette card showing track and field athletes

Cigarette card portraying some of the American track and field athletes who competed in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. The US team was the second largest to compete in the 1936 Summer Olympic Games with 312 members, including 18 African Americans

Cigarette cards were collectible cards often included in packages of cigarettes into the 1940s. 


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Matt McClellan
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