1990 25¢ Olympians
Issue Date: July 6, 1990
City: Minneapolis, MN
Printed By: American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
The stamps in this booklet honor five gold medal Olympians. Jesse Owens won world acclaim at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, by capturing four gold medals in track and field. Ray Ewry won eight gold medals in jumping events. In 1924, Hazel Wightman won two tennis golds, and boxer and bobsledder Eddie Egan is the only U.S. gold medal winner in both Summer and Winter Games. Swimmer Helene Madison won three gold medals in the 1932 Los Angles Olympics.