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
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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