Image ID
SDN-008774
Headline
Pugilist, Jack Johnson, standing in courtyard, throwing medicine ball
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-008774, 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
2891
Max Pixels - Width
4036
KEYWORDS
Jack Johnson
boxer
boxing
sports
athletes
Johnson, Jack
African American boxers
1910-1919
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans
Chicago (Ill.)
Portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
pugilist jack johnson standing in courtyard throwing medicine ball

Portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson throwing a medicine ball while standing in the courtyard of a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American to hold this title. An unidentified man holding a coat is standing to the left of the image.

Portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson throwing a medicine ball while standing in the courtyard of a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American to hold this title. An unidentified man holding a coat is standing to the left of the image.

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