Image ID
SDN-008767
Headline
Pugilist, Jack Johnson, World Heavy Weight Champion, holding medicine ball, standing in courtyard
Date Depicted
1910
Date Created
1910
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
SDN-008767, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2874
Max Pixels - Width
4025
KEYWORDS
Jack Johnson
boxer
boxing
sports
athletes
Johnson, Jack
Cotton, Kid
African American boxers
1910-1919
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans
Chicago (Ill.)
Portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
SDN-008767
pugilist jack johnson world heavy weight champion holding medicine ball standing in courtyard

Portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson holding a medicine ball and standing in a courtyard area outside a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American boxer to hold this title. African American boxer Kid Cotton and an unidentified man carrying a coat over his shoulder are standing to the left of the image.

Portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson holding a medicine ball and standing in a courtyard area outside a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American boxer to hold this title. African American boxer Kid Cotton and an unidentified man carrying a coat over his shoulder are standing to the left of the image.

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